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access [ˈækˌsɛs]

1 access noun
  • a way of getting near, at, or to something or someone —often + to
  • a way of being able to use or get something —usually + to
  • permission or the right to enter, get near, or make use of something or to have contact with someone—usually + to
2 access verb
  • to gain access to (something): such as
  • to be able to use, enter, or get near (something)
  • to open or load (a computer file, an Internet site, etc.)