Definition of accessible
1a : capable of being reached a remote region accessible by rail; also : being within reach fashions at accessible pricesb : easy to speak to or deal with a friendly, accessible boss
2 : capable of being used or seen : available information that should be accessible to everyone The collection is not currently accessible.
3 : capable of being understood or appreciated the author's most accessible stories an accessible film
4 : capable of being influenced : open people who are accessible to new ideas
accessibilityplay \-ˌse-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
accessiblenessplay \-ˈse-sə-bəl-nəs\ noun
accessiblyplay \-blē\ adverb
Examples of accessible in a Sentence
The inn is accessible by train and bus.
The mall is accessible from the highway.
It is a fascinating and accessible book.
Recent Examples of accessible from the Web
Inexpensive Reservations: No Credit cards: Yes Smoking: No Access: Restaurant is fully accessibleParking: Available in adjacent lot Hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Sunday.
The arrangement has made prosecutors more accessible to residents, though its success is much harder to quantify than courtroom work.
The shower was rigged so that the controls were in an adjacent mop closet accessible only to guards.
Lawmakers have called for more oversight and awareness as the consumer technology gets cheaper and more accessible.
And not since 1970 has there been an opportunity to see a total solar eclipse in such easily accessible and widespread areas of the nation.
Occurring sooner will be a new shuttle service through Warner Center, making the sprawling neighborhood more accessible to Orange Line riders.
According to a study by the historian Julie Peterson, disabled veterans attending the University of Illinois often hitched rides on service trucks to avoid sidewalks without accessible ramps.
All companies to be added are large-cap shares accessible to foreigners through China’s cross-border exchange links with Hong Kong, including those with dual-listings.
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Origin and Etymology of accessible
ACCESSIBLE Defined for Kids
Definition of accessible for Students
1 : able to be reached The resort is accessible by train.
2 : able to be used or obtained The book is accessible in your school library.
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