accessible

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

  • First attested in 1400.
  • (easy of access): First attested in the 1640's.
  • (art, literature): First attested in 1961.
  • From French, from Late Latin accessibilis, from accessus, perfect passive participle of accēdō (approach)

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Adjective[edit]

accessible (comparative more accessible, superlative most accessible)

  1. Easy of access or approach; approachable.
    an accessible town or mountain
  2. Easy to get along with.
  3. Open to the influence of.
  4. Obtainable; to be got at.
  5. (art, literature) Easily understood.
  6. Capable of being used or seen.

Usage notes[edit]

  • (open to influence): Followed by to.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin accessibilis (accessible), from accessus, perfect passive participle of accēdō (approach).

Adjective[edit]

accessible m, f (masculine and feminine plural accessibles)

  1. accessible

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin accessibilis (accessible), from accessus, perfect passive participle of accēdō (approach).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ak.sɛ.sibl/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: accessibles
  • Hyphenation: ak‧se‧ssible

Adjective[edit]

accessible (masculine and feminine, plural accessibles)

  1. (of a place, information, etc.) accessible, attainable, obtainable, available
  2. (of a price) affordable
  3. (of a person) approachable

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