use to one's advantage; "He availed himself of the available resources"
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 means of serving; "of no avail"; "there's no help for it"
the state of being employed or having a job; "they are looking for employment"; "he was in the employ of the city"
put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose;
engage or hire for work; "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?"
put to use; "exert one's power or influence"
have and exercise; "wield power and authority"
make a great effort at a mental or physical task; "exert oneself"
last and be usable; "This dress wore well for almost ten years"
the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment; "she bought it for everyday wear"
have in one's aspect; wear an expression of one's attitude or personality; "He always wears a smile"
a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
impairment resulting from long use; "the tires showed uneven wear"
have or show an appearance of; "wear one's hair in a certain way"
have on one's person; "He wore a red ribbon"; "bear a scar"
put clothing on one's body; "What should I wear today?"; "He put on his best suit for the wedding"; "The princess donned a long blue dress"; "The queen assumed the stately robes"; "He got into his jeans"
be dressed in; "She was wearing yellow that day"
exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"