avail, help, service(verb)
a means of serving
"of no avail"; "there's no help for it"
serve, servicing, religious service, assist, serving, supporter, aid, overhaul, assistance, inspection and repair, armed service, divine service, helper, table service, service, service of process, assistant, help, military service
use to one's advantage
"He availed himself of the available resources"
be of use to, be useful to
"It will avail them to dispose of their booty"
take or use
"She helped herself to some of the office supplies"
To turn to the advantage of
I availed myself of the opportunity.
To be of service to.
Artifices will not avail the sinner in the day of judgment.
To promote; to assist.
The avails of this auction will go to the Cancer Society.
To be of use or advantage; to answer or serve the purpose; to have strength, force, or efficacy sufficient to accomplish the object.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
The returns or receipts include all that is received from an outlay or investment; the profit is the excess (if any) of the receipts over the outlay; hence, in government, morals, etc., the profit is what is really good, helpful, useful, valuable. Utility is chiefly used in the sense of some immediate or personal and generally some material good. Advantage is that which gives one a vantage-ground, either for coping with competitors or with difficulties, needs, or demands; as to have the advantage of a good education; it is frequently used of what one has beyond another or secures at the expense of another; as, to have the advantage of another in an argument, or to take advantage of another in a bargain. Gain is what one secures beyond what he previously possessed. Benefit is anything that does one good. Emolument is profit, return, or value accruing through official position. Expediency has respect to profit or advantage, real or supposed, considered apart from or perhaps in opposition to right, in actions having a moral character. Compare UTILITY.
The profit of labor; on capital; in business.
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How to use avail in a sentence?
It will be of little avail to the people, that the laws are made by men of their own choice, if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood; if they be repealed or revised before they are promulgated, or undergo such incessant changes that no man, who knows what the law is to-day, can guess what it will be to-morrow.
When God wants to speak and deal with us, he does not avail himself of an angel but of parents, or the pastor, or of our neighbor.
The years of life attain such a journey that no one knows where it ends; therefore, travel and avail it, in harmony, not in dissonance.
Of what avail is the praise or censure of the vulgar, who make a useless noise like a senseless crow in a forest?
Every opportunity was given to Mr. Sharif to avail himself of the (legal) safeguards. The court can do no more than that.
Translations for avail
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- допринеса, помагам, подпомогна, помогна, печалба, от полза съм, служа, подпомагам, полза, облага, средства, послужа, допринасямBulgarian
- ausnutzen, nützen, Erfolg, helfenGerman
- aprovechar, servirSpanish
- edistää, käyttää hyväkseen, hyöty, auttaa, hyödyntää, onnistua, hyödyttää, tulot, tuottoFinnish
- profiter, saisir, servirFrench
- նպաստել, օգնել, [[օգուտ]] [[քաղել]], [[օգուտ]] [[բերել]], օգուտ, օգտվելArmenian
- adiantar, valer-se, aproveitar, valiaPortuguese
- вocпoльзoвaться, помочь, [[приносить]] [[польза, использовать, помогать, содействовать, [[быть]] [[полезныйRussian
- nyttja, dugaSwedish
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