be of use to, be useful to; "It will avail them to dispose of their booty"
a means of serving; "of no avail"; "there's no help for it"
use to one's advantage; "He availed himself of the available resources"
take or use; "She helped herself to some of the office supplies"
the outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place farthest away from the center of something; "the edge of the leaf is wavy"; "she sat on the edge of the bed"; "the water's edge"
provide with an edge; "edge a blade"
a slight competitive advantage; "he had an edge on the competition"
lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"
the attribute of urgency in tone of voice; "his voice had an edge to it"
advance slowly, as if by inches; "He edged towards the car"
the boundary of a surface
provide with a border or edge; "edge the tablecloth with embroidery"
a line determining the limits of an area
a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object; "he rounded the edges of the box"
make a profit; gain money or materially; "The company has not profited from the merger"
derive a benefit from; "She profited from his vast experience"
the advantageous quality of being beneficial
the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
use up, consume fully; "The legislature expended its time on school questions"
put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose;
take or consume (regularly or habitually);
exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage; "his manipulation of his friends was scandalous"
habitually do something (use only in the past tense);
(psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition; "owls have nocturnal habits"; "she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair"; "long use had hardened him to it"
avail oneself to;
the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"
seek or achieve an end by using to one's advantage;
what something is used for; "the function of an auger is to bore holes"; "ballet is