available means
index assets, capital, cash, personalty, property (possessions), resource

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  • available means — A mercantile term for anything which is readily convertible to money, such as negotiable promissory notes and bills of exchange, stocks and bonds. Brigham v Tillinghast, 13 NY 215, 218, 219 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • means — [miːnz] noun [plural] the money and resources that a person or organization has available: means to do something • Large corporations have the means to pay large fines without suffering hardship. • The group has limited means. • young families… …   Financial and business terms

  • means — [[t]mi͟ːnz[/t]] ♦♦ 1) N COUNT: with supp A means of doing something is a method, instrument, or process which can be used to do it. Means is both the singular and the plural form for this use. The move is a means to fight crime... The army had… …   English dictionary

  • means — Financial resources. An instrumentality for the accomplishment of a purpose. 16 Am J2d Consp § 7. See accidental means; available means …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • means — Synonyms and related words: MO, Swiss bank account, action, ad hoc measure, algorithm, answer, apparatus, approach, artifice, assessed valuation, assets, assets and liabilities, attack, available means, balance, bank account, bottom dollar,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • means — 1. When the meaning is ‘financial resources’, means is treated as plural: Their means are somewhat limited. When the meaning is ‘a way or method’ it can operate as a singular noun (when preceded by a determiner such as a, any, or every) or as a… …   Modern English usage

  • means — [mēnz] pl.n. 〚/span> MEAN3, n.〛 1. [with sing. or pl. v.] that by which something is done or obtained; agency [the fastest means of travel] 2. resources or available wealth; often, specif., great wealth; riches [a person of …   Universalium

  • means — [mēnz] pl.n. [< MEAN3, n.] 1. [with sing. or pl. v.] that by which something is done or obtained; agency [the fastest means of travel] 2. resources or available wealth; often, specif., great wealth; riches [a person of means] by all means 1 …   English World dictionary

  • Means-ends analysis — Means Ends Analysis[1] (MEA) is a technique used in Artificial Intelligence for controlling search in problem solving computer programs. It is also a technique used at least since the 1950s as a creativity tool, most frequently mentioned in… …   Wikipedia

  • Available-to-promise — (ATP) is a business function that provides a response to customer order enquiries, based on resource availability. [Ball, M.O. et al. (2004), Available to Promise in Handbook of Quantitative Supply Chain Analysis Modeling in the E Business Era ,… …   Wikipedia

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