available


available
adj.
1 that you can get, buy, use, etc.
VERBS
be
become
make sth

The product will now be made available throughout the market.

ADVERB
easily, freely, readily
commonly, generally, publicly, universally, widely
locally

The houses are built using locally available materials.

commercially
currently, now
immediately, instantly

He has $10 000 of immediately available funds.

PREPOSITION
for

Grants should be available for most students.

The DVDs are available for purchase.

from

Details are available from the above address.

to

This information is freely available to anyone wishing to see it.

2 free to be seen, talked to, etc.
VERBS
be
become

She's in a meeting, but I'll let you know as soon as she becomes available.

PHRASES
not available for comment

The chairman was not available for comment.

Available is used with these nouns: ↑alternative, ↑choice, ↑data, ↑document, ↑evidence, ↑facility, ↑fund, ↑information, ↑opportunity, ↑option, ↑pool, ↑resource, ↑seat, ↑service, ↑space, ↑supply, ↑workforce

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  • available — a‧vail‧a‧ble [əˈveɪləbl] 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 — 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


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