1. Noun.  (uncountable) A way or means of approaching or entering; an entrance; a passage.
  2. Noun.  (uncountable) The act of approaching or entering; an advance.
  3. Noun.  (uncountable) The right or ability of approaching or entering; admittance; admission; accessibility.
  4. Noun.  (uncountable) Admission to sexual intercourse.
  5. Noun.  (countable) An increase by addition; accession; as, an '''access''' of territory.
  6. Noun.  (countable) An onset, attack, or fit of disease; an ague fit.
  7. Noun.  (countable) An outburst of an emotion; a paroxysm; a fit of passion; as, an '''access''' of fury.
  8. Noun.  (uncountable) (legal) The right of a non-custodial parent to visit their child.
  9. Noun.  (uncountable) (computing) The process of locating data in memory.
  10. Noun.  (uncountable) (internet) Connection to or communication with a computer program or to the Internet.
  11. Verb.  (transitive) To gain or obtain access to.
  12. Verb.  (transitive) (computing) To have access to (data).

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