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3 definitions found
 for accessible
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Accessible \Ac*cess"i*ble\, a. [L. accessibilis, fr. accedere:
     cf. F. accessible. See Accede.]
     1. Easy of access or approach; approachable; as, an
        accessible town or mountain, an accessible person.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Open to the influence of; -- with to. "Minds accessible to
        reason." --Macaulay.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. Obtainable; to be got at.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The best information . . . at present accessible.
                                                    --Macaulay.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  accessible
      adj 1: capable of being reached; "a town accessible by rail"
             [ant: inaccessible, unaccessible]
      2: capable of being read with comprehension; "readily accessible
         to the nonprofessional reader"; "the tales seem more
         approachable than his more difficult novels" [syn:
         accessible, approachable]
      3: easily obtained; "most students now have computers
         accessible"; "accessible money"
      4: easy to get along with or talk to; friendly; "an accessible
         and genial man"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  119 Moby Thesaurus words for "accessible":
     adaptable, affirmed, all-around, amenable, announced, approachable,
     at hand, attainable, attendant, available, broadcast,
     brought to notice, candid, circulated, come-at-able,
     common knowledge, common property, communicative, convenient,
     conversable, current, declared, demonstrative, diffused,
     disseminated, distributed, effusive, employable, expansive,
     extroverted, findable, frank, free, free-speaking, free-spoken,
     free-tongued, getatable, gettable, gossipy, handy, immanent,
     immediate, impressionable, in circulation, in print, in view,
     indwelling, influenceable, inherent, made public, malleable,
     movable, newsy, obtainable, of all work, on board, on call,
     on deck, on hand, on tap, open, open to, open-minded, openable,
     operative, outgoing, outspoken, penetrable, permeable, persuadable,
     persuasible, pervious, plastic, pliable, pliant, practicable,
     present, proclaimed, procurable, propagated, public, published,
     reachable, ready, receptive, reported, responsive, securable,
     self-revealing, self-revelatory, sociable, spread, stated,
     suasible, suggestible, susceptible, swayable, talkative, telecast,
     televised, to be had, to hand, unconstrained, unhampered,
     unrepressed, unreserved, unrestrained, unrestricted, unreticent,
     unsecretive, unshrinking, unsilent, unsuppressed, usable,
     versatile, weak, within call, within reach, within sight
  
  

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