avail avail  /ə ˈveɪl/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) take or use
  2. (v) use to one's advantage
  3. (v) be of use to, be useful to
  4. (n) a means of serving

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Usage(s):

  1. Bendana says he confronted Ortega many times in private, but to no avail.
  2. Yes, the McCain folks seemed to have canceled a press availability today, at a time when McCain would probably get some questions about things he doesn't want to talk about.
  3. More often than not, they avail themselves of the advice of lawyers following the case to help them build their defense.

News

  1. Seahawk individual game tickets on sale July 22

    A Tweet from Seahawks owner Paul Allen just revealed the team’s ticket situation going forward: .@Seahawks home games SOLD OUT except for 3000+ single game tickets on sale 7/22 (Iincl stndg room) & ltd suites avail..#GoHawks ! B loud!! — Paul Allen (@PaulGAllen) June 21, 2013 As Allen wr
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. Invicta FC 6: Cyborg vs. Coenen II Moves to Cable and Satellite PPV in North America

    Invicta FC 6: Cyborg vs. Coenen II, the promotion’s next event, will be available on traditional cable and satellite provider-based pay-per-view in the United States and Canada.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: MMA Weekly via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Acai Berry Select - Most Exciting Breakthrough in Today's Weight Loss World Now Comes with One Month Extra Supply

    Acai Berry is a highly proven weight loss supplement over the past few years. Here is the chance to avail of the product at a big discount and added freebies via Acai Berry Select’s promotional offerings. (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/weightloss/acaiberryselect/prweb10851464.htm
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "For over four months, I've exhausted every avenue, sought the voluntary cooperation of Karl Rove and J. Scott Jennings, but to no avail," Leahy said.
    on Jul 26, 2007 By: Patrick Leahy Source: Reuters

  2. "We've had these benchmarks before and to no avail," Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, said after meeting with Bush. "Why should we increase our exposure to risk?"
    on Jan 8, 2007 By: Olympia Snowe Source: FOXNews

  3. "In the second set, I was hitting the ball well, four, five, six times to corners, and to no avail," Roddick said. "That's about as well as I've hit a ball and lost in a set in a while."
    on Nov 17, 2007 By: Andy Roddick Source: ESPN

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