Complete Definition of "avail"

English

Pronunciation
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:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪl|-eɪl

Noun
en-noun

  1. Benefit; value, profit; advantage toward success.

#:Labor, without economy, is of little avail.

  1. proceeds|Proceeds

#:The avails of this sale by auction will go to the Cancer Society.

Translations
trans-top|Benefit; value, profit; advantage toward success
Finnish: hyöty
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trans-top|Proceeds
Finnish: tulot p
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Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive To turn to the advantage of; to be of service to; to profit; to benefit; to help.

#:Artifices will not avail the sinner in the day of judgment.
#:I tried fixing it, to no avail.

  1. transitive To promote; to assist.
  2. intransitive To be of use or advantage; to answer or serve the purpose; to have strength, force, or efficacy sufficient to accomplish the object.

#:The plea in court must avail.
#:This scheme will not avail.
#:
Medicines will not avail to halt the disease.''

Translations
trans-top|To turn to the advantage of; to be of service to; to profit; to benefit; to help
Finnish: hyödyttää, auttaa
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trans-top|To promote; to assist
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trans-top|To be of use (intransitive
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