What does it mean to avail oneself of?

What does it mean to avail oneself of?

avail oneself of or less commonly avail of. : to make use of : to take advantage of They availed themselves of his services.

How do you use the word avail oneself of?

avail oneself of something to help oneself by making use of something that is available. We availed ourselves of Tom’s goodwill and let him repair the fence. The campers availed themselves of the first chance in a week to take a shower.

What is the synonym of avail?

use, make use of, take advantage of, utilize, employ. resort to, have recourse to, turn to, look to. 2’even if his arguments are correct, that cannot avail him in this case’ help, aid, assist, benefit, be of use to, be useful to, profit, be of advantage to, be of service to.

Does avail mean free?

1. benefit, use, help, good, service, aid, profit, advantage, purpose, assistance, utility, effectiveness, mileage (informal), usefulness, efficacy His efforts were to no avail.

Is availment a real word?

noun obsolete Profit; advantage.

What is the difference between avail and prevail?

As verbs the difference between prevail and avail is that prevail is to be superior in strength, dominance, influence or frequency; to have or gain the advantage over others; to have the upper hand; to outnumber others while avail is (transitive|often|reflexive) to turn to the advantage of.

What is no avail mean?

: without success They tried to discuss the issue calmly, but to no avail.

What is another word for availment?

What is another word for availment?

advantage profit
amenity gratuity
utility privilege
good perquisite
help attraction

What prevail means?

intransitive verb. 1 : to gain ascendancy through strength or superiority : triumph. 2 : to be or become effective or effectual. 3 : to use persuasion successfully prevailed on him to sing.

What is prevail in law?

Prevail can mean the following: To obtain the relief sought in an action or suit or to win a law suit. For example, Plaintiff prevailed in the Supreme Court. To be in force, use or effect.

How do you define availability?

The definition of availability is whether someone or something can be accessed or used. An example of availability is when a classmate can meet to discuss a project on a certain date.