available Definition

  • 1able to be used or obtained; at someone's disposal
  • 2present or ready for immediate use or purchase

Using available: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "available" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The report will be available tomorrow.

  • Example

    Is the manager available to speak with me?

  • Example

    There are no available seats on the flight.

  • Example

    This product is available in three different colors.

  • Example

    The book is not available in stores yet.

available Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for available

Phrases with available

  • to make oneself free or accessible to others


    He always makes himself available to help his colleagues.

  • easily accessible or obtainable


    The information is readily available on the company's website.

  • available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week


    The customer service hotline is available around the clock.

Origins of available

from Old French 'avaleir', meaning 'to lower'


Summary: available in Brief

The term 'available' [əˈveɪləbl] refers to something that can be used or obtained, or someone who is present and ready for use. It is often used to describe products, services, or people's availability. Phrases like 'make oneself available' and 'readily available' denote accessibility, while 'available around the clock' implies constant availability.

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