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ADJECTIVE (3)

1. obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service;
- Example: "kept a fire extinguisher available"
- Example: "much information is available through computers"
- Example: "available in many colors"
- Example: "the list of available candidates is unusually long"

2. not busy; not otherwise committed;
- Example: "he was not available for comment"
- Example: "he was available and willing to accompany her"
[syn: available, uncommitted]

3. convenient for use or disposal;
- Example: "the house is available after July 1"
- Example: "2000 square feet of usable office space"
[syn: available, usable, useable]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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; capable of being used for the accomplishment of a purpose; usable; profitable; advantageous; convertible into a resource; as, an available measure; an available candidate. [1913 Webster] Struggling to redeem, as he did, the available months and days out of so many that were unavailable. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster] Having no available funds with which to pay the calls on new shares. --H. Spenser. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

available adj 1: obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service; "kept a fire extinguisher available"; "much information is available through computers"; "available in many colors"; "the list of available candidates is unusually long" [ant: unavailable] 2: not busy; not otherwise committed; "he was not available for comment"; "he was available and willing to accompany her" [syn: available, uncommitted] 3: convenient for use or disposal; "the house is available after July 1"; "2000 square feet of usable office space" [syn: available, usable, useable]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

78 Moby Thesaurus words for "available": abandoned, accessible, adaptable, all-around, approachable, at hand, at leisure, at liberty, at loose ends, attainable, attendant, close by, come-at-able, convenient, deserted, disengaged, fallow, findable, forsaken, free, getatable, gettable, godforsaken, handy, idle, immanent, immediate, in view, indwelling, inherent, jobless, leisure, leisured, lumpen, nearby, obtainable, of all work, off, off duty, off work, on board, on call, on deck, on hand, on tap, open, open to, otiose, out of employ, out of harness, out of work, penetrable, pervious, present, procurable, reachable, ready, securable, tenantless, to be had, to hand, unemployable, unemployed, unfilled, uninhabited, unmanned, unoccupied, unpeopled, unpopulated, unstaffed, untaken, untenanted, untended, vacant, versatile, within call, within reach, within sight