adjective ac·ces·si·ble \ik-ˈse-sə-bəl, ak-, ek-\

: able to be reached or approached

: able to be used or obtained

: easy to appreciate or understand

Full Definition of ACCESSIBLE

:  providing access
a :  capable of being reached <accessible by rail>; also :  being within reach <fashions at accessible prices>
b :  easy to communicate or deal with <accessible people>
:  capable of being influenced :  open <accessible to new ideas>
:  capable of being used or seen :  available <the collection is not currently accessible>
:  capable of being understood or appreciated <the author's most accessible stories> <an accessible film>
ac·ces·si·bil·i·ty \-ˌse-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
ac·ces·si·ble·ness \-ˈse-sə-bəl-nəs\ noun
ac·ces·si·bly \-blē\ adverb

Examples of ACCESSIBLE

  1. The inn is accessible by train and bus.
  2. The mall is accessible from the highway.
  3. It is a fascinating and accessible book.

First Known Use of ACCESSIBLE

15th century
ACCESSIBLY Defined for Kids


adjective ac·ces·si·ble \ak-ˈse-sə-bəl\

Definition of ACCESSIBLE for Kids

:  able to be reached <The resort is accessible by train.>
:  able to be used or obtained <The book is accessible in your school library.>


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