Available meaning

ə-vālə-bəl
The definition of available is someone or something that can be found, used or accessed.

An example of an available option is a color that can be chosen for a car.

An example of available is a person who is free to attend a meeting.

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Qualified and willing to serve or assist.

A list of available candidates; was not available for comment.

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Present and ready for use; at hand; accessible.

Kept a fire extinguisher available at all times.

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That can be gotten, had, or reached; handy; accessible.
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Not married, engaged, etc., and therefore a potential romantic or sexual partner.
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Able to be understood or generally appreciated.

One of Shakespeare's more available plays.

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Capable of being gotten; obtainable.

A bedspread available in three colors.

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That one can avail oneself of; that can be used; usable.
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Readily obtainable.

The list shows the available products in the store.

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(archaic) Having sufficient power, force, or efficacy to achieve the purpose; availing, effective.
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Such as one may avail one’s self of; capable of being used for the accomplishment of a purpose.

We have an available candidate.

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(obs.) That can avail.
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(law) Valid.

This is an available plea.

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Origin of available

  • avail +‎ -able

    From Wiktionary