To turn to the advantage of; to be of service to; to profit; to benefit; to help; as, artifices will not avail the sinner in the day of judgment.
To be of use or advantage; to answer the purpose; to have strength, force, or efficacy sufficient to accomplish the object; as, the plea in bar must avail, that is, be sufficient to defeat the suit; this scheme will not avail; medicines will not avail to check the disease.
Profit; advantage toward success; benefit; value; as, labor, without economy, is of little avail.
To promote; to assist.
Proceeds; as, the avails of a sale by auction.
See Avale, v.
a means of serving; "of no avail"; "there's no help for it"
take or use; "She helped herself to some of the office supplies"
be of use to, be useful to; "It will avail them to dispose of their booty"
A courtesy situation extended by performer or agent to a producer indicating availability to work a certain job. Avails have no legal or contractual status.
A break within normal network programming allotted to a local cable system for insertion of local commercials.
Avail is a punk rock/hardcore punk band from Richmond, Virginia. Originally from Northern Virginia, the band formed in the eighties and moved together to Richmond in 1990. They play punk music, with heartfelt lyrics and melodic breakdowns.