accessible /əkˈsɛsɪb(ə)l/


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


– origin late Middle English: from late Latin accessibilis, from Latin access- ‘approached’, from the verb accedere (see accede).

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