avail

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avail

(Be of use), verb aid, assist, assist in accomplishhng a purpose, be good to, be of service, be of value, be profitable, be useful, benefit, bestead, bring to bear, confer a benefit on, do service, have efficacy, help, perform a funccion, prodesse, promote, serve, service, subserve, succor, suit one's purpose, valere

avail

(Bring about), verb accomplish, bear fruit, bring forth, cause, conduce, effect, effectuate, engender, evolve, generate, give origin to, give rise to, have force, meet thedemand, occasion, produce, profit, provide, re uti, realize, render, succeed, suffice
See also: advantage, aid, behalf, benefit, betterment, edification, enjoyment, fulfill, function, gain, help, inure, organize, output, profit, promote, purpose, recourse, relief, use, utility, worth

AVAIL. Profits of land; hence tenant paravail is one in actual possession, who makes avail or profits of the land. Ham. N. P. 393.

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Three operations and specialists' treatment at Newcastle, Sunderland and South Shields availed nothing, but Mr Hoy had sufficient faith in Our Lady or Lourdes to make the long trip to the Pyrenean village.