Avail - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- be of use to, be useful to
- take or use (syn: help)
Our best efforts did not avail.
...all your begging will not avail you in the least...
...although I appreciate the concern, your help would be of little avail in this situation...
Nothing could avail against the enemy attack.
She availed herself of the offer.
He availed himself of the available resources
It will avail them to dispose of their booty
We searched the whole area but all to no avail. Robbie had disappeared.
How many schools avail themselves of this opportunity each year?
Paramedics tried artificial respiration, but to no avail.