- First attested in 1400.
- (easy of access): First attested in the 1640's.
- (art, literature): First attested in 1961.
- From French, from Late Latin accessibilis, from accessus, perfect passive participle of accēdō (“approach”)
- Easy of access or approach; approachable.
- an accessible town or mountain
- Easy to get along with.
- Open to the influence of.
- Minds accessible to reason. - Thomas Babington Macaulay
- Obtainable; to be got at.
- The best information ... at present accessible. - Thomas Babington Macaulay
- (art, literature) Easily understood.
- Capable of being used or seen.
- (open to influence): Followed by to.
easy of access or approach
of a person, approachable
open to the influence of
accessible m, f (masculine and feminine plural accessibles)
- IPA: /ak.sɛ.sibl/, X-SAMPA: /ak.sE.sibl/
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- Homophone: accessibles
- Hyphenation: ak‧se‧ssible
accessible (masculine and feminine, plural accessibles)
- (of a place, information, etc.) accessible, attainable, obtainable, available
- (of a price) affordable
- (of a person) approachable