gain/get access to

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of gain/get access to

: to get the right to see
  • Investigators are trying to gain/get access to his financial records.

Word by Word Definitions

gain play
  1. : resources or advantage acquired or increased : profit

  2. : the act or process of acquiring something

  3. : an increase in amount, magnitude, or degree

  1. : to acquire or get possession of usually by industry, merit, or craft

  2. : to win in competition or conflict

  3. : to arrive at : reach, attain

get play
  1. : to gain possession of

  2. : to receive as a return : earn

  3. : to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. : something begotten:

  2. : offspring

  3. : the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. : a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

  2. : a religious divorce by Jewish law

access play
  1. : permission, liberty, or ability to enter, approach, or pass to and from a place or to approach or communicate with a person or thing

  2. : freedom or ability to obtain or make use of something

  3. : a way or means of entering or approaching

  1. : to get at : to gain access to: such as

  2. : to be able to use, enter, or get near (something)

  3. : to open or load (a computer file, an Internet site, etc.)


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