Definition of available
1 : present or ready for immediate use <available resources>
3 : qualified or willing to do something or to assume a responsibility <available candidates>
4 : present in such chemical or physical form as to be usable (as by a plant) <available nitrogen> <available water>
5 law : valid —used of a legal plea or charge
6 archaic : having a beneficial effect
availablyplay \-blē\ adverb
Examples of available in a sentence
The family kept emergency supplies available.
The dress is also available in larger sizes.
The articles are available at any drugstore.
Fresh fruit is available during the summer.
The drug is readily available in Europe.
The report will soon be made available to the public.
I missed the plane, and the next available flight doesn't leave until tomorrow.
All available resources were used.
She spent every available dollar on her hobby.
Parking is available for people staying at the hotel.
Origin and Etymology of available
First Known Use: 15th century
AVAILABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of available for English Language Learners
: easy or possible to get or use
: present or ready for use
: present and able or willing to talk to someone
AVAILABLE Defined for Kids
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