I. adjective 1. (of a place) able to be reached or entered • the town is accessible by bus
• this room is not accessible to elderly people.
2. able to be easily obtained or used • making learning opportunities more accessible to adults.
3. easily understood or appreciated • an accessible account of his theories.
4. able to be reached, entered, or used by people who have a disability • features such as non-slip floors and accessible entrances.
5. (of a person, especially one in a position of authority) friendly and easy to talk to; approachable • he is more accessible than most tycoons.
II. derivatives accessibly adverb
– origin late Middle English: from late Latin accessibilis, from Latin access- ‘approached’, from the verb accedere (see accede).