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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Available  \A*vail"a*ble\,  a. 
  1.  Having  sufficient  power,  force,  or  efficacy,  for  the 
  object;  effectual;  valid;  as  an  available  plea.  [Obs.] 
 
  Laws  human  are  available  by  consent.  --Hooker. 
 
  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. 
 
  Struggling  to  redeem,  as  he  did  the  available 
  months  and  days  out  of  so  many  that  were 
  unavailable.  --Carlyle. 
 
  Having  no  available  funds  with  which  to  pay  the 
  calls  on  new  shares.  --H.  Spenser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  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:  {uncommitted}] 
  3:  convenient  for  use  or  disposal;  "the  house  is  available 
  after  July  1";  "2000  square  feet  of  usable  office  space" 
  [syn:  {usable},  {useable}] 




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