- –noun1.the ability, right, or permission to approach, enter, speakwith, or use; admittance: They have access to the files.2.the state or quality of being approachable: The house wasdifficult of access.3.a way or means of approach: The only access to the housewas a rough dirt road.4.Theology . approach to god through Jesus Christ.5.an attack or onset, as of a disease.6.a sudden and strong emotional outburst.7.accession.8.public-access television.–verb (used with object)9.to make contact with or gain access to; be able to reach,approach, enter, etc.: Bank customers can access theirchecking accounts instantly through the new electronicsystem.10.Computers . to locate (data) for transfer from one part of acomputer system to another, generally between an externalstorage device and main storage.–adjective11.Television . (of programming, time, etc.) available to thepublic: Six channels now offer access services.