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ACCESS', n. [L. accessus, from accedo. See Accede.]

1. A coming to; near approach; admittance; admission, as to gain access to a prince.

2. Approach, or the way by which a thing may be approached; as, the access is by a neck of land.

3. Means of approach; liberty to approach; implying previous obstacles.

By whom also we have access by faith. Rom. v.

4. Admission to sexual intercourse.

During coverture, access of the husband shall be presumed, unless the contrary be shown.

5. Addition; increase by something added; as an access of territory; but in this sense accession is more generally used.

6. The return of a fit or paroxysm of disease, or fever. In this sense accession is generally used.



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ACCESS', n. [L. accessus, from accedo. See Accede.]

1. A coming to; near approach; admittance; admission, as to gain access to a prince.

2. Approach, or the way by which a thing may be approached; as, the access is by a neck of land.

3. Means of approach; liberty to approach; implying previous obstacles.

By whom also we have access by faith. Rom. v.

4. Admission to sexual intercourse.

During coverture, access of the husband shall be presumed, unless the contrary be shown.

5. Addition; increase by something added; as an access of territory; but in this sense accession is more generally used.

6. The return of a fit or paroxysm of disease, or fever. In this sense accession is generally used.

AC-CESS', n. [L. accessus, from accedo. See Accede. Fr. accès.]

  1. A coming to; near approach; admittance; admission; as, to gain access to a prince.
  2. Approach, or the way by which a thing may be approached; as the access is by a neck of land. – Bacon.
  3. Means of approach; liberty to approach; implying previous obstacles. By whom also we have access by faith. – Rom. v.
  4. Admission to sexual intercourse. During coverture, access of the husband shall be presumed, unless the contrary be shown. – Blackstone.
  5. Addition; increase by something added; as, an access of territory; but in this sense accession is more generally used.
  6. The return of a fit or paroxysm of disease, or fever. In this sense accession is generally used.

Ac*cess"
  1. A coming to, or near approach; admittance; admission; accessibility; as, to gain access to a prince.

    I did repel his letters, and denied
    His access to me.
    Shak.

  2. The means, place, or way by which a thing may be approached; passage way; as, the access is by a neck of land.

    "All access was thronged." Milton.
  3. Admission to sexual intercourse.

    During coverture, access of the husband shall be presumed, unless the contrary be shown.
    Blackstone.

  4. Increase by something added; addition; as, an access of territory. [In this sense accession is more generally used.]

    I, from the influence of thy looks, receive
    Access in every virtue.
    Milton.

  5. An onset, attack, or fit of disease.

    The first access looked like an apoplexy.
    Burnet.

  6. A paroxysm; a fit of passion; an outburst; as, an access of fury.

    [A Gallicism]
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Access

ACCESS', noun [Latin accessus, from accedo. See Accede.]

1. A coming to; near approach; admittance; admission, as to gain access to a prince.

2. Approach, or the way by which a thing may be approached; as, the access is by a neck of land.

3. Means of approach; liberty to approach; implying previous obstacles.

By whom also we have access by faith. Romans 5:2.

4. Admission to sexual intercourse.

During coverture, access of the husband shall be presumed, unless the contrary be shown.

5. Addition; increase by something added; as an access of territory; but in this sense accession is more generally used.

6. The return of a fit or paroxysm of disease, or fever. In this sense accession is generally used.

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