Access

Definition of Access

Ac`cess´   Pronunciation: #; 277
n.1.A coming to, or near approach; admittance; admission; accessibility; as, to gain access to a prince.
I did repel his letters, and denied
His access to me.
- Shak.
2.The means, place, or way by which a thing may be approached; passage way; as, the access is by a neck of land.
3.Admission to sexual intercourse.
During coverture, access of the husband shall be presumed, unless the contrary be shown.
- Blackstone.
4.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, receive
Access in every virtue.
- Milton.
5.An onset, attack, or fit of disease.
The first access looked like an apoplexy.
- Burnet.
6.A paroxysm; a fit of passion; an outburst; as, an access of fury.

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