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Attainment vs. Access

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Attainmentnoun

The act of attaining; the act of arriving at or reaching; the act of obtaining by exertion or effort.

Accessnoun

(uncountable) A way or means of approaching or entering; an entrance; a passage.

Attainmentnoun

That which is attained, or obtained by exertion; acquisition; acquirement.

Accessnoun

(uncountable) The act of approaching or entering; an advance.

Attainmentnoun

The act of attaining; the act of arriving at or reaching; hence, the act of obtaining by efforts.

‘The attainment of every desired object.’;

Accessnoun

(uncountable) The right or ability of approaching or entering; admittance; admission; accessibility.

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Attainmentnoun

That which is attained to, or obtained by exertion; acquirement; acquisition; (pl.), mental acquirements; knowledge; as, literary and scientific attainments.

Accessnoun

(uncountable) The quality of being easy to approach or enter.

Attainmentnoun

the act of achieving an aim;

‘the attainment of independence’;

Accessnoun

(uncountable) Admission to sexual intercourse.

Attainmentnoun

arrival at a new stage;

‘his attainment of puberty was delayed by malnutrition’;

Accessnoun

An increase by addition; accession

‘an access of territory’;

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Attainmentnoun

an ability that has been acquired by training

Accessnoun

(countable) An onset, attack, or fit of disease; an ague fit.

Accessnoun

(countable) An outburst of an emotion; a paroxysm; a fit of passion

Accessnoun

The right of a non-custodial parent to visit their child.

Accessnoun

The process of locating data in memory.

Accessnoun

Connection to or communication with a computer program or to the Internet.

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Accessverb

(transitive) To gain or obtain access to.

Accessverb

To have access to (data).

‘I can't access most of the data on the computer without a password.’;

Accessnoun

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

‘I did repel his letters, and deniedHis access to me.’;

Accessnoun

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

Accessnoun

Admission to sexual intercourse.

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

Accessnoun

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, receiveAccess in every virtue.’;

Accessnoun

An onset, attack, or fit of disease.

‘The first access looked like an apoplexy.’;

Accessnoun

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

Accessnoun

the right to enter

Accessnoun

the right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership)

Accessnoun

a way of entering or leaving;

‘he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge’;

Accessnoun

(computer science) the operation of reading or writing stored information

Accessnoun

the act of approaching or entering;

‘he gained access to the building’;

Accessverb

obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer

Accessverb

reach or gain access to;

‘How does one access the attic in this house?’; ‘I cannot get to the T.V. antenna, even if I climb on the roof’;

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