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Verb: avail  u'veyl
  1. Use to one's advantage
    "He availed himself of the available resources"
     
  2. Be of use to, be useful to
    "It will avail them to dispose of their booty"
     
  3. Take or use
    - help
Noun: avail  u'veyl
  1. A means of serving
    "of no avail";
    - help, service

Derived forms: availed, avails, availing

Type of: aid, apply, assist, employ, exploit, help, helpfulness, use, utilise [Brit], utilize, work

Encyclopedia: Avail