HyperDic: avail

English > 4 senses of the word avail:
VERBconsumptionavailuse to one's advantage
socialavailbe of use to, be useful to
consumptionavail, helptake or use
NOUNattributeavail, help, servicea means of serving
avail > pronunciation
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English > avail: 4 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA means of serving.
Example"of no avail"
Synonymshelp, service
BroaderhelpfulnessThe property of providing useful assistance
Spanishasistencia, ayuda
Catalanajuda, ajut, assistència
Verbsavailbe of use to, be useful to
English > avail: 4 senses > verb 1, consumption
MeaningUse to one's advantage.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP
Example"He availed himself of the available resources"
Broaderuse, utilize, utilise, apply, employput into service
Spanishaprovecharse, aprovechar
English > avail: 4 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningBe of use to, be useful to.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"It will avail them to dispose of their booty"
Broaderhelp, assist, aidGive help or assistance
Nounsavaila means of serving
English > avail: 4 senses > verb 3, consumption
MeaningTake or use.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderexploit, workUse or manipulate to one's advantage
Adjectivesavailableobtainable or accessible and ready for use or service

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