- available a‧vail‧a‧ble [əˈveɪləbl] adjective1. 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 talk to people:
• I'm afraid the chairman isn't available at the moment.
• Are you available for a meeting next Wednesday?
* * *available UK US /əˈveɪləbl/ adjective► if something is available, you are able to buy it, own it, or have it: »
Business class is sold out, but there are still a few seats available in first class.»
We will let you know about any available jobs at the branch.»
Portfolio samples and references are available on request.make sth available »
The government made available additional funding for clean energy research.be/become available for sth »
The new release will become available for purchase in April of next year.be/become available to sb »
Access to this website is only available to registered users.► if someone is available, they have enough time to do something: »
I’m sorry, he’s not available right now. Would you like to leave him a message?available for sth »
Are you available Thursday morning for a conference call?available to do sth »
I'm busy all this week but I'd be available to meet with you next Monday.
Financial and business terms. 2012.
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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 — a|vail|a|ble W1S1 [əˈveıləbəl] adj 1.) 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 ▪… … Dictionary of contemporary English
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