What does Avenue mean?

Definitions for Avenue
ˈæv əˌnyu, -ˌnuAv·enue

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. avenue(noun)

    a line of approach

    "they explored every avenue they could think of"; "it promises to open new avenues to understanding"

  2. avenue, boulevard(noun)

    a wide street or thoroughfare

Wiktionary

  1. avenue(Noun)

    A broad street, especially one bordered by trees.

    Etymology: From avenue, from avenue, feminine past participle of avenir, from advenire, from ad + venire.

  2. avenue(Noun)

    A way or opening for entrance into a place; a passage by which a place may be reached; a way of approach or of exit.

    Etymology: From avenue, from avenue, feminine past participle of avenir, from advenire, from ad + venire.

  3. avenue(Noun)

    The principal walk or approach to a house which is withdrawn from the road, especially, such approach bordered on each side by trees; any broad passageway thus bordered.

    Etymology: From avenue, from avenue, feminine past participle of avenir, from advenire, from ad + venire.

  4. avenue(Noun)

    A method or means by which something may be accomplished.

    There are several avenues by which we can approach this problem.

    Etymology: From avenue, from avenue, feminine past participle of avenir, from advenire, from ad + venire.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Avenue(noun)

    a way or opening for entrance into a place; a passage by which a place may by reached; a way of approach or of exit

    Etymology: [F. avenue, fr. avenir to come to, L. advenire. See Advene.]

  2. Avenue(noun)

    the principal walk or approach to a house which is withdrawn from the road, especially, such approach bordered on each side by trees; any broad passageway thus bordered

    Etymology: [F. avenue, fr. avenir to come to, L. advenire. See Advene.]

  3. Avenue(noun)

    a broad street; as, the Fifth Avenue in New York

    Etymology: [F. avenue, fr. avenir to come to, L. advenire. See Advene.]

Freebase

  1. Avenue

    In landscaping, an avenue or allée is traditionally a straight route with a line of trees or large shrubs running along each, which is used, as its French source venir indicates, to emphasize the "coming to," or arrival at a landscape or architectural feature. In most cases, the trees planted in an avenue will be all of the same species or cultivar, so as to give uniform appearance along the full length of the avenue. The French term allée is confined normally to avenues planted in parks and landscape gardens.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Avenue

    av′en-ū, n. the principal approach to a country-house, usually bordered by trees: a double row of trees, with or without a road: a wide and handsome street, with or without trees, esp. in America: any passage or entrance into a place: (fig.) means of access or attainment. [Fr.: from L. ad, to, venīre, to come.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. avenue

    The inlet into a port.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Avenue' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4422

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Avenue' in Nouns Frequency: #1925

How to pronounce Avenue?

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    Veena
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How to say Avenue in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Avenue in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Avenue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Avenue in a Sentence

  1. Euromonitor International:

    [ The ] visit to Asia holds geo-strategic and socioeconomic importance, both aspects being very important for the success of the Saudi Vision 2030 with reference to the timings of these visits, the visits will provide Saudi Arabia crown prince an avenue for developing closer relationships with the governments in these countries and improve a positive image among the masses.

  2. Brendan Fay:

    As soon as we turned onto the avenue, there was a great cheer for us, it was an extraordinary moment. It was very profound. There was a lot of tears, a lot of joy.

  3. Ashley Smith:

    People still don't pay their bills on time, but it (P2P) has given us an avenue to remove that stress, it's our painkiller.

  4. Rob Byrnes:

    Some customers are apparently reluctant to come to the area, and cabs seem to be avoiding it as well, traveling north on Park Avenue instead.

  5. Donald Trump:

    We’re going to start paying a lot more attention to how they made their money and how, if Hillary Clinton were to win the White House, it would be doing nothing more than hanging a big ‘for sale’ sign in front of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

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