[ak-ses-uh-buh l] /ækˈsɛs ə bəl/
easy to approach, reach, enter, speak with, or use.
that can be used, entered, reached, etc.:
an accessible road; accessible ruins.
open to the influence of (usually followed by to):
accessible to bribery.
easy to approach, enter, use, or understand
accessible to, likely to be affected by; open to; susceptible to
easy for disabled people to enter or use
(logic) (of a possible world) surveyable from some other world so that the truth value of statements about it can be known. A statement possibly p is true in a world W if and only if p is true in some worlds accessible to W
c.1400, “affording access,” from Middle French accessible, from Late Latin accessibilis, verbal adjective from Latin accessus “a coming near, approach” (see access (n.)). Meaning “easy to reach” is from 1640s; Of art or writing, “able to be readily understood,” 1961 (a term not needed in the years before writing or art often deliberately was made not so).
[ak-sesh-uh n] /ækˈsɛʃ ən/ noun 1. the act of coming into the possession of a right, title, office, etc.: accession to the throne. 2. an increase by something added: an accession of territory. 3. something added: a list of accessions to the college library. 4. Law. addition to property by growth or improvement. 5. consent; […]
[ak-si-den-tl] /ˌæk sɪˈdɛn tl/ adjective 1. happening by chance or ; not planned; unexpected: an accidental meeting. 2. nonessential; incidental; subsidiary: accidental benefits. 3. Music. relating to or indicating sharps, flats, or naturals. noun 4. a nonessential or subsidiary circumstance, characteristic, or feature. 5. Music. a sign placed before a note indicating a chromatic alteration […]
- Nonaccidental injury
/ˌnɒnæksɪˈdɛntəl/ noun 1. (social welfare) damage, such as a bruise, burn, or fracture, deliberately inflicted on a child or an old person NAI See also child abuse
[uh-kom-uh-dey-shuh n] /əˌkɒm əˈdeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of ; state or process of being ; adaptation. 2. adjustment of differences; reconciliation. 3. Sociology. a process of mutual adaptation between persons or groups, usually achieved by eliminating or reducing hostility, as by compromise or arbitration. 4. anything that supplies a need, want, favor, convenience, […]