From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Available \A*vail"a*ble\, a.
   1. Having sufficient power, force, or efficacy, for the
      object; effectual; valid; as, an available plea. [Obs.]
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            Laws human are available by consent.  --Hooker.
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   2. Such as one may avail one's self of; capable of being used
      for the accomplishment of a purpose; usable; profitable;
      advantageous; convertible into a resource; as, an
      available measure; an available candidate.
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            Struggling to redeem, as he did, the available
            months and days out of so many that were
            unavailable.                          --Carlyle.
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            Having no available funds with which to pay the
            calls on new shares.                  --H. Spenser.
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