accessible

  • 1 accessible — [ aksesibl ] adj. • 1355; de accéder 1 ♦ Où l on peut accéder, arriver, entrer. Cette région est difficilement accessible. Ce lieu n est accessible que par avion. Parc accessible à tous, aux visiteurs. Roue de secours facilement accessible, à… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 accessible — UK US /əkˈsesəbl/ adjective ► able to be easily got or used: be accessible to sb » The website is accessible to all users. ► able to be reached or entered: »The studios are fully accessible to people with disabilities. »Our building is wheelchair …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 Accessible — Ac*cess i*ble, a. [L. accessibilis, fr. accedere: cf. F. accessible. See {Accede}.] 1. Easy of access or approach; approachable; as, an accessible town or mountain, an accessible person. [1913 Webster] 2. Open to the influence of; with to. Minds… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 accessible — Accessible, adj. de tout genre. Qui peut estre abordé, qui peut estre approché. Cet homme, ce lieu n est pas accessible. il est accessible à toute heure & à toutes sortes de personnes. cette place n est accessible que par un endroit …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 5 accessible — [ak ses′ə bəl, əkses′ə bəl] adj. [Fr < LL(Ec) accessibilis < L accessus, ACCESS] 1. that can be approached or entered 2. easy to approach or enter 3. that can be got; obtainable 4. open to the influence of: with to [accessible to pity] …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 accessible — (adj.) c.1400, affording access, from M.Fr. accessible, from L.L. accessibilis, verbal adjective from L. accessus a coming near, approach (see ACCESS (Cf. access) (n.)). Meaning easy to reach is from 1640s; Of art or writing, able to be readily… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 accessible — I adjective achievable, amenable, approachable, assailable, attainable, available, communicative, convenient, obliging, open, open minded, penetrable, pervious, reachable, receptive, responsive II index amenable, available, convenient …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 accessible — [adj] approachable; ready for use attainable, available, door’s always open*, employable, exposed, getatable, handy, near, obtainable, open, operative, possible, practicable, public, reachable, susceptible, unrestricted, usable; concept 576 Ant.… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 accessible — Accessible, com. penac. Accessu facilis …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 10 accessible — ► ADJECTIVE 1) able to be accessed. 2) friendly and easy to talk to; approachable. 3) easily understood or appreciated. DERIVATIVES accessibility noun accessibly adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 accessible — (a ksè si bl ) adj. 1°   Où l on peut arriver, pénétrer. Le rivage n était pas accessible. Le temple de Cérès n était pas accessible aux hommes. Rendre un coteau accessible. 2°   Fig. La vertu est accessible à tous. Sous l ancienne monarchie,… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 12 accessible — ac|ces|si|ble [əkˈsesıbəl] adj 1.) a place, building, or object that is accessible is easy to reach or get into ≠ ↑inaccessible ▪ The island is only accessible by boat. ▪ There is a church which is easily accessible from my home. 2.) easy to… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 accessible — UK [əkˈsesəb(ə)l] / US adjective 1) easy for anyone to obtain and use Their goal was to make adult education more accessible. accessible to: information that should be accessible to the public 2) a) an accessible place is easy to find or get to… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 accessible — [[t]ækse̱sɪb(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ to n If a place or building is accessible to people, it is easy for them to reach it or get into it. If an object is accessible, it is easy to reach. The Gateshead Shopping Centre is easily accessible… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 accessible — ac|ces|si|ble [ ək sesəbl ] adjective 1. ) easy for anyone to obtain and use: Their goal was to make adult education more accessible. accessible to: information that should be accessible to the public 2. ) an accessible place is easy to find or… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 accessible — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ▪ remain ▪ make sth ADVERB ▪ highly, ve …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 accessible — adj. 1) easily accessible 2) accessible to (the stacks are accessible to the public; the director is accessible to everyone) * * * [ək sesəb(ə)l] easily accessible accessible to (the stacks are accessible to the public; the director is accessible …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 18 accessible — adjective Date: 15th century 1. providing access 2. a. capable of being reached < accessible by rail >; also being within reach < fashions at accessible prices > b. easy to communicate or deal with …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 accessible — adjective 1 easy to reach or get into: The cove is only accessible by boat. opposite inaccessible 2 easy to obtain or use: easily/readily accessible: Storing customer details on computer makes them readily accessible. 3 someone who is accessible… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 ACCESSIBLE — adj. des deux genres Où l’on peut accéder. Un lieu accessible. Cette place, ce poste n’est pas accessible. C’est un homme qui est accessible à toute heure. Il est accessible à tout le monde. Cette science est devenue accessible à tous …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)