accessible

[ ak-ses-uh-buh l ]
/ ækˈsɛs ə bəl /

adjective

easy to approach, reach, enter, speak with, or use.
that can be used, entered, reached, etc.: an accessible road; accessible ruins.
obtainable; attainable: accessible evidence.
open to the influence of (usually followed by to): accessible to bribery.

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Origin of accessible

From the Late Latin word accessibilis, dating back to 1600–10. See access, -ible

OTHER WORDS FROM accessible

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH accessible

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British Dictionary definitions for accessible

accessible
/ (əkˈsɛsəbəl) /

adjective

easy to approach, enter, use, or understand
accessible to likely to be affected by; open to; susceptible to
obtainable; available
easy for disabled people to enter or use
logic (of a possible world) surveyable from some other world so that the truth value of statements about it can be known. A statement possibly p is true in a world W if and only if p is true in some worlds accessible to W

Derived forms of accessible

accessibility, nounaccessibly, adverb
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