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

Simple Definition of accessible

  • : able to be reached or approached

  • : able to be used or obtained

  • : easy to appreciate or understand

Full Definition of accessible

  1. 1 :  providing access

  2. 2 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>

  3. 3 :  capable of being influenced :  open <accessible to new ideas>

  4. 4 :  capable of being used or seen :  available <the collection is not currently accessible>

  5. 5 :  capable of being understood or appreciated <the author's most accessible stories> <an accessible film>

ac·ces·si·bil·i·typlay \-ˌse-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
ac·ces·si·ble·nessplay \-ˈse-sə-bəl-nəs\ noun
ac·ces·si·blyplay \-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.



15th Century

First Known Use of accessible

15th century



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