available

[ uh-vey-luh-buhl ]
/ əˈveɪ lə bəl /
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adjective

suitable or ready for use; of use or service; at hand: I used whatever tools were available.
readily obtainable; accessible: available resources.
having sufficient power or efficacy; valid.
Archaic. efficacious; profitable; advantageous.

Origin of available

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at avail, -able
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Examples from the Web for availably

  • I presume an unimportant picture, as his power was not then availably developed.

  • Allen himself was convinced, by having really tried, that he was not as availably clever as others of his family.

    Magnum Bonum|Charlotte M. Yonge

British Dictionary definitions for availably

available

/ (əˈveɪləbəl) /

adjective

obtainable or accessible; capable of being made use of; at hand
US politics derogatory suitable for public office, usually as a result of having an inoffensive characterSmith was a particularly available candidate
Derived Formsavailability or availableness, nounavailably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for availably

available


adj.

mid-15c., "beneficial," also "valid, effective, capable of producing the desired effect," from avail + -able. Meaning "at one's disposal, capable of being made use of" is recorded from 1827.

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