from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The quality of being available.
  • n. That which is available.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being available; availableness.
  • n. That which is available.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being available; suitableness for the accomplishment of a given purpose; capability of advantageous use or employment: as, the availability of a candidate for office, or of a proposed method.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of being at hand when needed


From available +‎ -ity; attested since the early 1800s. (Wiktionary)


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