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Profit vs. Avail

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Profitnoun

Total income or cash flow minus expenditures. The money or other benefit a non-governmental organization or individual receives in exchange for products and services sold at an advertised price.

Availverb

To turn to the advantage of.

‘I availed myself of the opportunity.’;

Profitnoun

Benefit, positive result obtained.

‘Reading such an enlightening book on the subject was of much profit to his studies.’;

Availverb

(transitive) To be of service to.

‘Artifices will not avail the sinner in the day of judgment.’;

Profitnoun

(legal) In property law, a nonpossessory interest in land whereby a party is entitled to enter the land of another for the purpose of taking the soil or the substance of the soil (coal, oil, minerals, and in some jurisdictions timber and game).

Availverb

(transitive) To promote; to assist.

Profitverb

(transitive) To benefit (somebody), be of use to (somebody).

Availverb

(intransitive) To be of use or advantage; to answer or serve the purpose; to have strength, force, or efficacy sufficient to accomplish the object.

‘The plea in court must avail.’; ‘This scheme will not avail.’; ‘Medicines will not avail to halt the disease.’;

Profitverb

To benefit, gain.

Availverb

To provide; to make available.

Profitverb

To take advantage of, exploit, use.

Availnoun

Effect in achieving a goal or aim; purpose, use (now usually in negative constructions).

‘I tried fixing it, to no avail.’; ‘Labor, without economy, is of little avail.’;

Profitnoun

Acquisition beyond expenditure; excess of value received for producing, keeping, or selling, over cost; hence, pecuniary gain in any transaction or occupation; emolument; as, a profit on the sale of goods.

‘Let no man anticipate uncertain profits.’;

Availnoun

Proceeds; profits from business transactions.

Profitnoun

Accession of good; valuable results; useful consequences; benefit; avail; gain; as, an office of profit,

‘This I speak for your own profit.’; ‘If you dare do yourself a profit and a right.’;

Availnoun

An advertising slot or package.

Profitverb

To be of service to; to be good to; to help on; to benefit; to advantage; to avail; to aid; as, truth profits all men.

‘The word preached did not profit them.’; ‘It is a great means of profiting yourself, to copy diligently excellent pieces and beautiful designs.’;

Availnoun

A press avail.

‘While holding an avail yesterday, the candidate lashed out at critics.’;

Profitverb

To gain advantage; to make improvement; to improve; to gain; to advance.

‘I profit not by thy talk.’;

Availnoun

Non-binding notice of availability for work.

Profitverb

To be of use or advantage; to do or bring good.

‘Riches profit not in the day of wrath.’;

Availnoun

(oil industry) A readily available stock of oil.

Profitnoun

the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)

Availnoun

(obsolete) Benefit; value, profit; advantage toward success.

Profitnoun

the advantageous quality of being beneficial

Availnoun

Effort; striving.

Profitverb

derive a benefit from;

‘She profited from his vast experience’;

Availverb

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.

‘O, what avails me now that honor high !’;

Profitverb

make a profit; gain money or materially;

‘The company has not profited from the merger’; ‘I lost thousands of dollars on that bad investment!’; ‘The company turned a loss after the first year’;

Availverb

To promote; to assist.

‘Then shall they seek to avail themselves of names.’; ‘I have availed myself of the very first opportunity.’;

Availverb

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.

‘Words avail very little with me, young man.’;

Availverb

See Avale, v.

Availnoun

Profit; advantage toward success; benefit; value; as, labor, without economy, is of little avail.

‘The avail of a deathbed repentance.’;

Availnoun

Proceeds; as, the avails of a sale by auction.

‘The avails of their own industry.’;

Availnoun

a means of serving;

‘of no avail’; ‘there's no help for it’;

Availverb

use to one's advantage;

‘He availed himself of the available resources’;

Availverb

be of use to, be useful to;

‘It will avail them to dispose of their booty’;

Availverb

take or use;

‘She helped herself to some of the office supplies’;

Avail

Avail is an American punk rock band from Richmond, Virginia, United States. Originally from Reston, Virginia, the band formed in 1987, its members including Joe Banks, Doug Crosby, Brien Stewart, and Mikey Warstler.

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