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a·vail·a·ble

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pronunciation:
veI l bl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: able to be had for use or purchase; at hand.
Are there any apartments available in this building?That style of shoe is no longer available.
 
synonyms:
accessible, obtainable
antonyms:
busy, engaged, unavailable
similar words:
at one's fingertips, free, handy, on hand, open, procurable, ready, vacant
definition 2: qualified and willing to serve, take part in something, or take on a responsibility.
I wanted to buy a washing machine, but no store clerk was available to help me.The senator's aide said that she was not available for comment.I'll be out of town next week, so I won't be available for any meetings.
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derivations: availably (adv.), availableness (n.)
Word Builder: available +
  • availability:
    the condition of being available.