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Avail

A`vail´
v. t.1.To turn to the advantage of; to be of service to; to profit; to benefit; to help; as, artifices will not avail the sinner in the day of judgment.
[imp. & p. p. Availed ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Availing.]
O, what avails me now that honor high !
- Milton.
2.To promote; to assist.
To avail one's self of
to make use of; take advantage of.
v. i.1.To be of use or advantage; to answer the purpose; to have strength, force, or efficacy sufficient to accomplish the object; as, the plea in bar must avail, that is, be sufficient to defeat the suit; this scheme will not avail; medicines will not avail to check the disease.
Words avail very little with me, young man.
- Sir W. Scott.
n.1.Profit; advantage toward success; benefit; value; as, labor, without economy, is of little avail.
The avail of a deathbed repentance.
- Jer. Taylor.
2.Proceeds; as, the avails of a sale by auction.
The avails of their own industry.
- Stoddard.
v. t. & i.1.See Avale, v.
Noun1.avail - a means of serving; "of no avail"; "there's no help for it"
Synonyms: help, service
Verb1.avail - use to one's advantage; "He availed himself of the available resources"
2.avail - be of use to, be useful to; "It will avail them to dispose of their booty"
3.avail - take or use; "She helped herself to some of the office supplies"
Synonyms: help

AVAIL. Profits of land; hence tenant paravail is one in actual possession, who makes avail or profits of the land. Ham. N. P. 393.

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