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Synonyms for avail

to be an advantage to

the quality of being suitable or adaptable to an end

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a means of serving

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use to one's advantage

be of use to, be useful to

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take or use

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It is true, indeed, as regards the experiments which may conduce to this end, that one man is not equal to the task of making them all; but yet he can advantageously avail himself, in this work, of no hands besides his own, unless those of artisans, or parties of the same kind, whom he could pay, and whom the hope of gain (a means of great efficacy) might stimulate to accuracy in the performance of what was prescribed to them.
We had nothing, and we must seek a chance where something besides money would avail us.
Though I may pray that it reaches the haunts of civilized man, my better judgment tells me that it will never be perused by other eyes than mine, and that even though it should, it would be too late to avail me.
Though I knew she could not be in camp, I searched every square inch of the compound and all the buildings, yet without avail.
AS a preface is the only place where an author can with propriety explain a purpose or apologize for shortcomings, I venture to avail myself of the privilege to make a statement for the benefit of my readers.
They had mercifully allowed her to attend the funeral of Miserrimus Dexter--in the hope that the ceremony might avail to convince her of his death.
There was a pause, of which Arthur thought he might venture to avail himself to introduce his handsome young setter, and show me how wonderfully it was grown and improved, and to ask after the welfare of its father Sancho.
The first is, genius, without a full vein of which no study, says Horace, can avail us.
Nor will all the qualities I have hitherto given my historian avail him, unless he have what is generally meant by a good heart, and be capable of feeling.
He has hitherto declined to avail himself of my assistance.
But what avails it to point out what is the height of injustice if this is not?
Avail currently has five stores in Tennessee: two in Chattanooga, plus stores in Johnston City, Hixon and Kingsport.
Mahmoud bin A'mer al- Hatali, Assistant Director General of Commerce at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry said that direct coordination has been maintained with commercial centres to avail consumer goods at the various governorates.
He called on drivers to avail themselves of this opportunity and pay their fines before the deadline ends, as this decision was made to reduce financial burdens as per the instructions of the government.
The exporters foreseeing difficulty in meeting required exports targets in FY 2012-13, should avail realistic limits from banks in line with their potential to perform in order to avoid short performance fine next year, it added.