What does availing mean?

availing meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"advantageous," early 15c., present participle adjective from avail (v.).

availing meaning in General Dictionary

of Avail

availing meaning in General Dictionary

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Avail

Sentence Examples with the word availing

In this letter, availing himself of permission given him by the Emperor to discuss the general course of affairs, he respectfully suggested--on the plea that it was necessary for the sovereign to arouse a warlike spirit in the people of the capital--that the Emperor should leave the army.

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