grant/deny access to

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of grant/deny access to

:to give/refuse permission to see
  • He was granted/denied access to the report.

Word by Word Definitions

grant play
  1. : to consent to carry out for a person : allow fulfillment of

  2. : to permit as a right, privilege, or favor

  3. : to bestow or transfer formally

  1. : the act of granting

  2. : something granted

  3. : a transfer of property by deed or writing

deny play
  1. : to declare untrue

  2. : to refuse to admit or acknowledge : disavow

  3. : to give a negative answer to

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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