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Meaning of "avail" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD AVAIL

Availen, from vailen, from Old French valoir, from Latin valēre to be strong, prevail.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF AVAIL

avail  [əˈveɪl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AVAIL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Avail is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb avail in English.

WHAT DOES AVAIL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Avail

Avail was a punk rock band from Richmond, Virginia. Originally from Reston, Va. the band formed in 1987, its members including Joe Banks, Doug Crosby, Brien Stewart, and Mikey Warstler. The only original remaining member, guitar player Joe Banks, teamed up with rival band LDK's Tim Barry. They moved to Richmond in 1990, and soon, after numerous line up changes, put together a solid lineup to release their first album "Satiate" in 1992. Many of their lyrics center around Richmond. The band released six studio albums. The band has never officially disbanded, but has not released new material or played live since 2008.

Definition of avail in the English dictionary

The definition of avail in the dictionary is to be of use, advantage, profit, or assistance. Other definition of avail is use or advantage.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO AVAIL

PRESENT

Present
I avail
you avail
he/she/it avails
we avail
you avail
they avail
Present continuous
I am availing
you are availing
he/she/it is availing
we are availing
you are availing
they are availing
Present perfect
I have availed
you have availed
he/she/it has availed
we have availed
you have availed
they have availed
Present perfect continuous
I have been availing
you have been availing
he/she/it has been availing
we have been availing
you have been availing
they have been availing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I availed
you availed
he/she/it availed
we availed
you availed
they availed
Past continuous
I was availing
you were availing
he/she/it was availing
we were availing
you were availing
they were availing
Past perfect
I had availed
you had availed
he/she/it had availed
we had availed
you had availed
they had availed
Past perfect continuous
I had been availing
you had been availing
he/she/it had been availing
we had been availing
you had been availing
they had been availing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will avail
you will avail
he/she/it will avail
we will avail
you will avail
they will avail
Future continuous
I will be availing
you will be availing
he/she/it will be availing
we will be availing
you will be availing
they will be availing
Future perfect
I will have availed
you will have availed
he/she/it will have availed
we will have availed
you will have availed
they will have availed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been availing
you will have been availing
he/she/it will have been availing
we will have been availing
you will have been availing
they will have been availing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would avail
you would avail
he/she/it would avail
we would avail
you would avail
they would avail
Conditional continuous
I would be availing
you would be availing
he/she/it would be availing
we would be availing
you would be availing
they would be availing
Conditional perfect
I would have avail
you would have avail
he/she/it would have avail
we would have avail
you would have avail
they would have avail
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been availing
you would have been availing
he/she/it would have been availing
we would have been availing
you would have been availing
they would have been availing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you avail
we let´s avail
you avail
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to avail
Past participle
availed
Present Participle
availing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AVAIL


countervail
ˌkaʊntəˈveɪl
overveil
ˌəʊvəˈveɪl
paravail
ˈpærəˌveɪl
prevail
prɪˈveɪl
re-avail
ˌriːəˈveɪl
surveil
sɜːˈveɪl
surveille
sɜːˈveɪl
travail
ˈtræveɪl
unveil
ʌnˈveɪl
vail
veɪl
vale
veɪl
veil
veɪl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AVAIL

ava
avadavat
avail oneself of
availability
available
availableness
aval
avalanche
avalement
Avalon
Avalon Peninsula
avant-garde
avant-gardism
avant-gardist
avanti
avantist
avanturine
Avar
avarice
avaricious

WORDS THAT END LIKE AVAIL

Abigail
bail
cocktail
detail
e-mail
fail
get out of jail
go into detail
hail
jail
mail
nail
on the nail
rail
retail
sail
tail
thumbnail
trail
webmail

Synonyms and antonyms of avail in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «AVAIL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «avail» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of avail

Translation of «avail» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AVAIL

Find out the translation of avail to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of avail from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «avail» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

vano
570 millions of speakers

English

avail
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लाभ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جدوى
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

польза
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sucesso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উপকার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

succès
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berjaya
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Erfolg
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アベイル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

소용
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Duwe manfaat
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

avail
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பலனளிக்கவில்லை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लाभ घ्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yaramak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

inutilmente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Dostępność
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

користь
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

folos
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ματαίως
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

beskikbaar
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

avail
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

nytte
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of avail

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AVAIL»

The term «avail» is very widely used and occupies the 13.948 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AVAIL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about avail

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10 QUOTES WITH «AVAIL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word avail.
1
B. R. Ambedkar
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
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Hosea Ballou
Preaching is to much avail, but practice is far more effective. A godly life is the strongest argument you can offer the skeptic.
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Nellie Bly
I shuddered to think how completely the insane were in the power of their keepers, and how one could weep and plead for release, and all of no avail, if the keepers were so minded.
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Jakob Bohme
Just as a drop of water in the ocean cannot avail much; but if a great river runneth into it, that maketh a great commotion.
5
Lakhdar Brahimi
It also seems that the Afghans themselves want to avail themselves of this opportunity and all recognize that the UN is uniquely qualified to help bring them together.
6
Don Cheadle
Many of my friends and family are scratching it out somewhere decidedly south of the ever widening gap between the haves and have nots, looking at losing their homes, colleges they can't afford and healthcare they can't avail themselves of.
7
Shane Filan
Together with a team of financial and legal experts I have spent months exploring all possible alternatives to bankruptcy but to no avail.
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James Madison
It will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood.
9
Bobby Sherman
I have to be motivated, and I'm sure time will avail itself.
10
Logan Pearsall Smith
There are few sorrows, however poignant, in which a good income is of no avail.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AVAIL»

Discover the use of avail in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to avail and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Prayers That Avail Much
Presents a collection of Scripture-based intercessory prayers for all types of life situations.
Germaine Copeland, 2005
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Prayers That Avail Much for Mothers
With over 4 million copies sold in the series, Prayers That Avail Much for Mothers full of the classic scriptural prayers that readers love plus new prayers just for moms, is now available a user-friendly paperback.
Germaine Copeland, 2008
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Prayers That Avail Much for Women
With over 4 million copies sold in the series, Prayers That Avail Much for Women full of the classic scriptural prayers that readers love, is now available a user-friendly paperback.
Germaine Copeland, 2006
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Prayers That Avail Much
This prayer journal provides space for writing private thoughts and is embellished by quotations pertaining to prayer as well as appropriate Scripture verses.
Word Ministries, Inc. Staff, 1998
5
Prayers That Avail Much for Dads
Pocket edition of scriptural prayers for men of all ages.
Germaine Copeland, 2004
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Prayers That Avail Much for Parents
Parents need the power of scriptural prayer to help their children, especially with the challenges of our world. With over 4 million copies sold in the series, this little collection of bestselling prayers is ready to help busy parents!
Germaine Copeland, 2009
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Prayers That Avail Much for New Believers
Prayers That Avail Much has sold over 4 million copies and now pastors and small groups have a resource just for new believers! This little book contains the most important scriptural prayers for beginning their life in Christ.
Germaine Copeland, 2009
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Prayers that Avail Much for Leaders: Scriptural Prayers for ...
Leaders carry great responsibility, and in a constantly changing world you need the wisdom and strength that comes only from God.
Germaine Copeland, Lane M. Holland, 2008
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Prayers that Avail Much for Moms
Pocket edition of scriptural prayers for busy moms.
Germaine Copeland, 2004
10
Prayers That Avail Much for Grandparents
Each prayer in this special volume weaves together several Scriptures to help grandparents pray the heart of God over their lives. It is the perfect enhancement for daily devotions or as a reference to use for particular situations.
Germaine Copeland, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AVAIL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term avail is used in the context of the following news items.
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Bulgaria 'Should Avail Itself of Developments in Greece'
Bulgaria should be ready to make use of the new situation in Greece, the co-chair of junior coalition partner Reformist Bloc (RB) said on ... «Novinite.com, Jul 15»
2
Soon, avail PLs after 90 working days
“An amendment would be made in the Factories Act, 1948, to reduce the number of working days to 90 for employees to avail of paid holiday,” ... «The Asian Age, Jul 15»
3
Students can avail loan up to Rs.10 lakh from July 6
When asked about the students facing problems due to the confusion till date, Deshmukh said, “From Monday, the students can avail the ... «The Statesman, Jul 15»
4
Buy Any Windows Phone Handset From Microsoft And Avail Free …
Readers interested in purchasing a Windows Phone handset from Microsoft Store are in for a surprise offer. As it turns out, Microsoft is offering ... «International Business Times AU, Jul 15»
5
Around 8000 avail amnesty; embassies say number may rise
As per the amnesty programme, undocumented immigrants, those who have violated the Labour Law or the Foreign Residency Law can avail ... «Muscat Daily, Jul 15»
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1O PWDs avail of special scholarship program
ILOILO CITY, July 2(PIA)—The Iloilo Provincial government has chosen its first batch of scholars under its special program for persons with ... «Philippine Information Agency, Jul 15»
7
Pinoys may avail of amnesty in Bahrain
FILIPINOS overstaying in Bahrain may avail of the kingdom's amnesty program, which will enable them to leave the country without paying any ... «Sun.Star, Jun 15»
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Akhtar urges students to avail maximum benefits from PMSSS
“We are trying our best so that as many students can avail the benefit of PMSSS and despite a strike in Srinagar today, all the Facilitation ... «GreaterKashmir.com, Jun 15»
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Corporation to submit report to avail funds under Amrut | Kozhikode …
KOZHIKODE: City corporation authorities will prepare detailed project reports to avail funding under the Union government funded Smart city ... «NYOOOZ, Jun 15»
10
Swami Agnivesh asks Arvind Kejriwal to avail of govt health services
He called on the government officials, MLAs and Ministers to ensure the education of their children in government institutions and to avail ... «Financial Express, Jun 15»

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