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1 a sudden experiencing of a physical or mental disorder
  • a sudden access of hay fever was making him feel miserable

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2 the means or right of entering or participating in
  • in the evening the only access to the building is through the side door

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Synonyms & Antonyms of access (Entry 2 of 2)

to go or come in or into
  • could not access the bank vault because the lock was controlled by a timer

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The first known use of access was in the 14th century

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“Access.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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