Accessibility to Accommodation

(Ac*cess`i*bil"i*ty) n. [L. accessibilitas: cf. F. accessibilité.] The quality of being accessible, or of admitting approach; receptibility. Langhorne.

(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.

2. Open to the influence of; — with to. "Minds accessible to reason." Macaulay.

3. Obtainable; to be got at.

The best information . . . at present accessible.

(Ac*cess"i*bly) adv. In an accessible manner.

(Ac*ces"sion) n. [L. accessio, fr. accedere: cf. F. accession. See Accede.]

1. A coming to; the act of acceding and becoming joined; as, a king's accession to a confederacy.

2. Increase by something added; that which is added; augmentation from without; as, an accession of wealth or territory.

The only accession which the Roman empire received was the province of Britain.

3. (Law) (a) A mode of acquiring property, by which the owner of a corporeal substance which receives an addition by growth, or by labor, has a right to the part or thing added, or the improvement (provided the thing is not changed into a different species). Thus, the owner of a cow becomes the owner of her calf. (b) The act by which one power becomes party to engagements already in force between other powers. Kent.

4. The act of coming to or reaching a throne, an office, or dignity; as, the accession of the house of Stuart; — applied especially to the epoch of a new dynasty.

5. (Med.) The invasion, approach, or commencement of a disease; a fit or paroxysm.

Syn. — Increase; addition; augmentation; enlargement.

(Ac*ces"sion*al) a. Pertaining to accession; additional. [R.] Sir T. Browne.

(Ac*ces"sive) a. Additional.

(Ac`ces*so"ri*al) a. Of or pertaining to an accessory; as, accessorial agency, accessorial guilt.

(Ac*ces"so*ri*ly) adv. In the manner of an accessory; auxiliary.

(Ac*ces"so*ri*ness), n. The state of being accessory, or connected subordinately.

(Ac*ces"so*ry) a. [L. accessorius. See Access, and cf. Accessary.] Accompanying as a subordinate; aiding in a secondary way; additional; connected as an incident or subordinate to a principal; contributing or contributory; said of persons and things, and, when of persons, usually in a bad sense; as, he was accessory to the riot; accessory sounds in music.

Ash accents the antepenult; and this is not only more regular, but preferable, on account of easiness of pronunciation. Most orhoëpists place the accent on the first syllable.

Syn. — Accompanying; contributory; auxiliary; subsidiary; subservient; additional; acceding.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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