a|vail|a|bleW1S1 [əˈveıləbəl] adj1.) something that is available is able to be used or can easily be bought or found▪ Tickets are available from the box office.available to▪ Not enough data is available to scientists.available to do sth▪ Funds are available to assist teachers who want to attend the conference.available for▪ No figures are available for the number of goods sold.available in▪ There are plenty of jobs available in the area.readily/widely available(=very easy to obtain)▪ Parking is readily available near the station entrance.▪ Meetings were held to update employees as soon as new information became available .▪ Further building can continue when money is made available .▪ Every available space on the wall was covered in pictures.2.) [not before noun]someone who is available is not busy and has enough time to talk to you▪ Collins was not available for comment on Thursday night.3.) someone who is available does not have a wife, ↑boyfriend etc, and therefore may want to start a new romantic relationship with someone else>availability [əˌveıləˈbılıti] n [U]▪ the availability of affordable housing▪ Rooms are offered subject to availability.
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available — a‧vail‧a‧ble [əˈveɪləbl] adjective 1. able to be bought, used, seen etc: • They plan to make the product widely available in vending machines. • Full year results aren t yet available. 2. if someone is available, they are not busy and can see or … Financial and business terms
Available — A*vail a*ble, a. 1. Having sufficient power, force, or efficacy, for the object; effectual; valid; as, an available plea. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Laws human are available by consent. Hooker. [1913 Webster] 2. Such as one may avail one s self of;… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
available — I adjective accessible, approachable, at hand, at one s disposal, attainable, convenient, fit, handy, obtainable, on call, on the market, open, reachable, ready, receptive, securable, suitable, to be had, unfilled, untaken, usable, vacant,… … Law dictionary
available — (adj.) mid 15c., beneficial, also valid, effective, capable of producing the desired effect, from AVAIL (Cf. avail) + ABLE (Cf. able). Meaning at one s disposal, capable of being made use of is recorded from 1827 … Etymology dictionary
available — [adj] ready for use accessible, achievable, applicable, at hand, at one’s disposal*, attainable, come at able*, convenient, derivable from, feasible, free, getatable*, handy, obtainable, on deck*, on hand*, on tap*, open to, possible, prepared,… … New thesaurus
available — ► ADJECTIVE 1) able to be used or obtained. 2) not otherwise occupied. DERIVATIVES availability noun … English terms dictionary
available — [ə vāl′ə bəl] adj. 1. that one can avail oneself of; that can be used; usable 2. that can be gotten, had, or reached; handy; accessible 3. Obs. that can avail ☆ 4. Politics a) having qualifications that would make one a strong candidate for an… … English World dictionary
available — adj. 1) easily, readily available 2) to make oneself available; to make smt. available 3) available to (the information is available to anyone) 4) available for (are you available for a meeting tomorrow?) 5) available to + inf. (is there anyone… … Combinatory dictionary
available — 01. The apartment will be [available] on June first. 02. The President was out of the country and not [available] for comment. 03. The [availability] of avocados in local grocery stores depends on the growing season in California. 04. When are… … Grammatical examples in English
available — a|vail|a|ble [ ə veıləbl ] adjective *** 1. ) not usually before noun able to be obtained, taken, or used: The dish is made with ingredients available in most supermarkets. the best available equipment We ll notify you as soon as tickets become… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English