[ uh-vey-luh-buhl ]
/ əˈveɪ lə bəl /


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

SYNONYMS FOR available

ANTONYMS FOR available


Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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

/ (əˈveɪləbəl) /


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 forms of available

availability or availableness, nounavailably, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012