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accessible

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of accessible

  1. 1 being within the financial means of most people <a store offering stylish clothes at accessible prices> Synonyms affordable, popular Related Words bargain-basement, budget, cheap, discount, inexpensive, low, low-end, rock-bottom; moderate, modest, reasonable Near Antonyms costly, dear, expensive, high, high-end, upscale

  2. 2 possible to get <the phone line is not accessible without your personal identification number> Synonyms available, acquirable, attainable, obtainable, procurableRelated Words getatable, reachable; appropriable, purchasable, rentable; furnished, provided, supplied; common, omnipresent, prevalent, ubiquitous, universal, widespread; free, free-for-all, open, public, unrestrictedNear Antonyms limited, off-limits, restricted; deficient, lacking, missing, rare, scarce, uncommonAntonyms inaccessible, unattainable, unavailable, unobtainable

  3. 3 situated within easy reach <with the elevator broken, the second floor is not accessible to people in wheelchairs> Synonyms convenient, handy, reachableRelated Words close, near, nearby, nigh; abutting, adjacent, adjoining; approachable, attainable, getatable, obtainable; ultraconvenientNear Antonyms away, distant, far, faraway, far-off, remote, removed; unapproachable, unattainable, unavailable, unobtainableAntonyms inaccessible, inconvenient, unhandy, unreachable, untouchable

  4. 4 capable of being understood <one of the more accessible works of a poet who can often be difficult and obscure> Synonyms intelligible, apprehensible, coherent, comprehendible, comprehensible, fathomable, graspable, legible, scrutable, understandableRelated Words decipherable; plain, simple, straightforward; articulate, fluent, well-spokenNear Antonyms inarticulate; cryptic, esoteric, mysterious, obscureAntonyms incoherent, incomprehensible, inscrutable, insensible





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