readily accessible


readily accessible
Available for immediate use in an emergency. Life preservers placed in the bunk of each member of the crew of a fishing trawler are "readily accessible," within the meaning of a statute which requires life preservers to be so placed as to be readily accessible. Noble v Moore- McCormack Lines, Inc. (DC Mass) 96 F Supp 369.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • accessible — ac|ces|si|ble [əkˈsesıbəl] adj 1.) a place, building, or object that is accessible is easy to reach or get into ≠ ↑inaccessible ▪ The island is only accessible by boat. ▪ There is a church which is easily accessible from my home. 2.) easy to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • accessible — adjective 1 easy to reach or get into: The cove is only accessible by boat. opposite inaccessible 2 easy to obtain or use: easily/readily accessible: Storing customer details on computer makes them readily accessible. 3 someone who is accessible… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • accessible — [[t]ækse̱sɪb(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ to n If a place or building is accessible to people, it is easy for them to reach it or get into it. If an object is accessible, it is easy to reach. The Gateshead Shopping Centre is easily accessible… …   English dictionary

  • readily — read|i|ly W3 [ˈredıli] adv 1.) quickly and easily ▪ Boats are readily available to visitors. ▪ The information is readily accessible on the Internet. 2.) quickly, willingly, and without complaining ▪ Jack readily agreed to help …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • readily — adverb 1) Durkin readily offered to drive him Syn: willingly, without hesitation, unhesitatingly, ungrudgingly, gladly, happily, eagerly, promptly Ant: reluctantly 2) the island is readily accessible Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • readily — adverb 1) Durkin readily offered to drive Syn: willingly, unhesitatingly, ungrudgingly, gladly, happily, eagerly 2) the island is readily accessible Syn: easily, without difficulty • Ant …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • accessible — (adj.) c.1400, affording access, from M.Fr. accessible, from L.L. accessibilis, verbal adjective from L. accessus a coming near, approach (see ACCESS (Cf. access) (n.)). Meaning easy to reach is from 1640s; Of art or writing, able to be readily… …   Etymology dictionary

  • accessible — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ▪ remain ▪ make sth ADVERB ▪ highly, ve …   Collocations dictionary

  • accessible — adj. (often foll. by to) 1 that can readily be reached, entered, or used. 2 (of a person) readily available (esp. to subordinates). 3 (in a form) easy to understand. Derivatives: accessibility n. accessibly adv. Etymology: F accessible or LL… …   Useful english dictionary

  • readily — adv. Readily is used with these adjectives: ↑acceptable, ↑accessible, ↑adaptable, ↑apparent, ↑applicable, ↑attainable, ↑available, ↑comprehensible, ↑detachable, ↑discernible, ↑dist …   Collocations dictionary


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