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Acess vs. Access: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on December 31, 2023
Acess is an incorrect spelling; the correct spelling is access. Access refers to the means of approaching or entering a place or the right to use or view something.

Which is correct: Acess or Access

How to spell Access?

Acess is Incorrect

Access is Correct

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Key Differences

Visualize access as the way to 'ac'quire 'cess'ation (stopping) of barriers.
Harlon Moss
Dec 31, 2023
Associate 'access' with 'success'; both have double 'c's and end in 'ess.'
Aimie Carlson
Dec 31, 2023
Access has two 'c's just like 'accept.'
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 31, 2023
Think of 'access' as 'ac' (as in 'account') + 'cess' (as in 'process').
Huma Saeed
Dec 31, 2023
Remember 'access' as 'ac' (as in 'act') + 'cess' (as in 'recess').
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 31, 2023
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Access Definitions

To gain entry or approach.
Users can access the website freely.
Harlon Moss
Dec 09, 2023
The right to use or view something.
She granted access to the files.
Harlon Moss
Dec 09, 2023
The ability to retrieve or use information.
The system provides easy access to data.
Huma Saeed
Dec 09, 2023
An attack or outburst of emotion.
He had an access of anger.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 09, 2023
The means of approaching or entering a place.
The building has wheelchair access.
Harlon Moss
Dec 09, 2023
A means of approaching, entering, exiting, communicating with, or making use of
A store with easy access.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
The ability or right to approach, enter, exit, communicate with, or make use of
Has access to the restricted area.
Has access to classified material.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
Public access.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
An increase by addition.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
An outburst or onset
An access of rage.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
To obtain access to, especially by computer
Used a browser to access a website.
Accessed her bank account online.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
(uncountable) A way or means of approaching or entering; an entrance; a passage.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
(uncountable) The act of approaching or entering; an advance.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
(uncountable) The right or ability of approaching or entering; admittance; admission; accessibility.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
(uncountable) The quality of being easy to approach or enter.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
(uncountable) Admission to sexual intercourse.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
An increase by addition; accession
An access of territory
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
(countable) An onset, attack, or fit of disease; an ague fit.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
(countable) An outburst of an emotion; a paroxysm; a fit of passion.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
The right of a noncustodial parent to visit their child.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
The process of locating data in memory.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
Connection to or communication with a computer program or to the Internet.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
Or assent.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
(transitive) To gain or obtain access to.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
To have access to (data).
I can't access most of the data on the computer without a password.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
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.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
The means, place, or way by which a thing may be approached; passage way; as, the access is by a neck of land.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
Admission to sexual intercourse.
During coverture, access of the husband shall be presumed, unless the contrary be shown.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
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.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
An onset, attack, or fit of disease.
The first access looked like an apoplexy.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
A paroxysm; a fit of passion; an outburst; as, an access of fury.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
The right to enter
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
The right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership)
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
A way of entering or leaving;
He took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
(computer science) the operation of reading or writing stored information
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
The act of approaching or entering;
He gained access to the building
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
Obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
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
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023

FAQs

Why is it called access?

It's called access because it denotes the act of approaching or entering.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 31, 2023

What is the verb form of access?

'Access' itself serves as a verb when used to mean 'gain access to.'
Huma Saeed
Dec 31, 2023

Which vowel is used before access?

The vowel 'e' is used before the double 'c' in access.
Janet White
Dec 31, 2023

What is the plural form of access?

The plural form is 'accesses.'
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 31, 2023

What is the pronunciation of access?

Pronounced as /ˈæk.ses/ in American English.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 31, 2023

Which preposition is used with access?

Common prepositions include 'to' and 'of.'
Janet White
Dec 31, 2023

Is access a negative or positive word?

It's neutral, contextually dependent.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 31, 2023

What is the root word of access?

The root word is 'access,' derived from Latin 'accessus.'
Janet White
Dec 31, 2023

What is the singular form of access?

The singular form is 'access.'
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 31, 2023

Is access an abstract noun?

Yes, as a noun, it can be considered abstract.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 31, 2023

Is access a vowel or consonant?

The word consists of both vowels and consonants.
Janet White
Dec 31, 2023

What is the second form of access?

Accessed (past tense).
Harlon Moss
Dec 31, 2023

Which article is used with access?

Both 'a' and 'the' can be used, depending on the context.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 31, 2023

Is the access term a metaphor?

It can be used metaphorically but is usually literal.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 31, 2023

How many syllables are in access?

Two syllables.
Janet White
Dec 31, 2023

How do we divide access into syllables?

Ac-cess.
Harlon Moss
Dec 31, 2023

What is another term for access?

Entry, admittance.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 31, 2023

Which conjunction is used with access?

Conjunctions like 'and' and 'or' are commonly used.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 31, 2023

Is access a noun or adjective?

Access is a noun and also used as a verb.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 31, 2023

What part of speech is access?

It's a noun and a verb.
Janet White
Dec 31, 2023

What is the opposite of access?

Restriction, denial.
Harlon Moss
Dec 31, 2023

Is access a collective noun?

No, it's not a collective noun.
Harlon Moss
Dec 31, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in access?

The first syllable, 'ac.'
Harlon Moss
Dec 31, 2023

Which determiner is used with access?

Determiners like 'the,' 'a,' or 'this' can be used.
Harlon Moss
Dec 31, 2023

What is the third form of access?

Accessed (past participle).
Janet White
Dec 31, 2023

Is access a countable noun?

Yes, in its plural form 'accesses.'
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 31, 2023

Is the word access imperative?

It can be imperative, especially in commands.
Janet White
Dec 31, 2023

What is the first form of access?

Access (as a verb, present tense).
Harlon Moss
Dec 31, 2023

How is access used in a sentence?

"Employees have access to the health benefits system."
Harlon Moss
Dec 31, 2023

Is access an adverb?

No, it's not an adverb.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 31, 2023
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