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 Dictionary entry overview: What does available mean? 

AVAILABLE (adjective)
  The adjective AVAILABLE has 3 senses:

1. obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service
2. not busy; not otherwise committed
3. convenient for use or disposal

  Familiarity information: AVAILABLE used as an adjective is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

AVAILABLE (adjective)

Sense 1available [BACK TO TOP]


Obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service

Context examples:

kept a fire extinguisher available / much information is available through computers / available in many colors / the list of available candidates is unusually long


visible (present and easily available)

open (not having been filled)

on tap ((of liquids) available by turning a tap)

on tap (available for immediate use)

on hand (readily available)

ready ((of especially money) immediately available)

lendable (available for lending)

in stock (available for use or sale)

getable; gettable; obtainable; procurable (capable of being obtained)

forthcoming (available when required or as promised)

easy (less in demand and therefore readily obtainable)

addressable (capable of being addressed)

acquirable (capable of being acquired)

accessible (easily obtained)

for sale; purchasable (available for purchase)


accessibility; availability; availableness; handiness (the quality of being at hand when needed)


unavailable (not available or accessible or at hand)

Sense 2available [BACK TO TOP]


Not busy; not otherwise committed


available; uncommitted

Context examples:

he was not available for comment / he was available and willing to accompany her


free (able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint)

Sense 3available [BACK TO TOP]


Convenient for use or disposal


available; usable; useable

Context examples:

the house is available after July 1 / 2000 square feet of usable office space


disposable (free or available for use or disposition)

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