Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Easily approached or entered.
  • adj. Easily obtained: accessible money.
  • adj. Easy to talk to or get along with: an accessible manager.
  • adj. Easily swayed or influenced: accessible to flattery.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Easy of access or approach; approachable.
  • adj. Easy to get along with.
  • adj. Open to the influence of.
  • adj. Obtainable; to be got at.
  • adj. Easily understood.
  • adj. Capable of being used or seen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Easy of access or approach; approachable.
  • adj. Open to the influence of; -- with to.
  • adj. Obtainable; to be got at.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being approached or reached; easy of access; approachable; attainable: as, an accessible town or mountain; the place is accessible by a concealed path.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. easy to get along with or talk to; friendly
  • adj. easily obtained
  • adj. capable of being read with comprehension
  • adj. capable of being reached

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Examples

  • An integrated marketing campaign will build on the brand's message around quality and savings compared with other national brands, as well as the wide variety of everyday essentials under the label accessible from neighborhood Walgreens stores.

  • The original report will remain accessible from the link on the sidebar.

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  • But they do give the candidates a chance to be -- Paul used the term accessible in the last segment -- much more accessible, much more up close to voters.

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  • "I think my poems are slightly underrated by the word 'accessible,'" he tells NPR's Neal Conan.

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  • We continue to like our position in what we call the accessible premium segment of the marketplace.

  • She attributed her strong sales to what she dubs accessible price points.

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  • Your definition of "accessible" is different than mine.

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  • SAFMA Maldives also reiterates that it is not necessary that all media organizations share the same opinions and editorial policies, and believe that the public should be able to formulate its own opinion based on the different viewpoints and information accessible from the various media, and call on the Government, political parties and the general public to respect journalists working to acquire true information in order to carry out a public service.

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  • Will the new rules ensure that the costs of credit remain accessible for businesses and individuals to meet their financing needs?

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