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Meaning of available by Wiktionary Dictionary

available


    Etymology

    avail +‎ -able

    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /əˈveɪləb( ə )l/, X-SAMPA: /@'veIl@b( @ )l/

    Adjective

    available ( comparative more available, superlative most available )

    1. Such as one may avail one’s self of; capable of being used for the accomplishment of a purpose .
      We have an available candidate .
    2. Readily obtainable .
      The list shows the available products in the store .
    3. ( law ) Valid
      This is an available plea .
    4. ( archaic ) Having sufficient power, force, or efficacy to achieve the purpose; availing, effective.

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Definition of available by GCIDE Dictionary

available


  1. Available a.
    1. Having sufficient power, force, or efficacy, for the object; effectual; valid; as, “an available plea”. [Obs.]

    Laws human are available by consent. Hooker.

    2. Such as one may avail one's self of; capable of being used for the accomplishment of a purpose; usable; profitable; advantageous; convertible into a resource; as, “an available measure; an available candidate.”

    Struggling to redeem, as he did, the available months and days out of so many that were unavailable. Carlyle.

    Having no available funds with which to pay the calls on new shares. H. Spenser.