I want a single-word for a term that describes at least one ocurrency.

For example:

I'll verify that the store has at least one access.

I thought of

I'll verify the store's accessibility

But this possibility doesn't gives the context of one or more, just that there's access.

I want a sentence for

I'll verify that the store has at least one access

With a single-word approach for at least one

  • 'The store's accessibility' means you can get to the store. It doesn't mean you can get inside the store.
    – Nigel J
    Oct 18, 2017 at 6:56
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    Too easy, basically you don't need a word for 'at least one': "I'll verify that the store has an access" - that means that there must be one, possibly more - although use of the word 'access' seems a bit awkward to me, do you meant entrance?
    – Lee Leon
    Oct 18, 2017 at 8:35
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    @NigelJ It depends on context, if I was at my work in a Town Planning dept ‘accessibility’ would be a measure of the access available to people if all levels of physical ability.
    – Spagirl
    Oct 18, 2017 at 9:17
  • Lee is correct: a[n] can mean either 'one' or 'any'. 'Any' is typical in queries of truth: "I'll verify if the store has any access."
    – AmI
    Oct 18, 2017 at 17:28
  • I'll verify that the store has an access Oct 19, 2017 at 1:45

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I'd go with "any".

2 : one, some, or all indiscriminately of whatever quantity
a : one or more —used to indicate an undetermined number or amount
b : all —used to indicate a maximum or whole
c : a or some without reference to quantity or extent


"I'll verify that the store has any access."

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