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- Such as one may avail oneself of; capable of being used for the accomplishment of a purpose.
- We have an available candidate.
- Readily obtainable.
- The list shows the available products in the store.
- (law) Valid.
- This is an available plea.
- (archaic) Having sufficient power, force, or efficacy to achieve the purpose; availing, effective.
- 1861, E. J. Guerin, Mountain Charley, page 22:
- One thing however, I finally settled upon—and that was, if I ever did meet him that I would shoot him precisely as I would shoot a mad dog. In order to make this plan available, I had […] armed myself with a revolver.
- 1897, Henry Banroft, Proceedings - Institution of Mechanical Engineers, canal Boat Propulsion:
- The different navigations she had to pass through for this purpose were such that only an independent method of propulsion would be available.
- Free to meet someone, speak on the telephone, enter a romantic relationship, or the like.
- I have a question for you when you're available.
- Hi, this is Mark Smith calling. Is your mother available?
- I asked her if she was available, but she said she had a boyfriend.
- (such as can be availed of): usable, profitable, advantageous; vacant (of a location)
- (readily obtainable): gettable, on offer
- (legally valid): valid
capable of being used
law: valid — see also valid
having sufficient power or efficacy
free to meet someone, speak on the telephone, enter a romantic relationship or the like
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