English word avail comes from Old French a (Belonging to. To. Towards.), Old French vail.
Avail detailed word origin explanation
|a || Old French (fro) ||Belonging to. To. Towards. |
|vail || Old French (fro) || |
|availen || Middle English (enm) || |
|avail || English (eng) ||(British, acting) Non-binding notice of availability for work.. (US, politics, journalism) A press avail.. (now, _, only, _, US) Proceeds; profits from business transactions. [from 15thc.]. (obsolete) Benefit; value, profit; advantage toward success. [15th-19thc.]. (obsolete, poetic) Effort; striving.. (oil industry) A readily available stock of oil.. (television, advertising) An advertising [...] |
Words with the same origin as avail