What does venue mean?

Definitions for venue
ˈvɛn yuvenue

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. venue, locale, locusnoun

    the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)

  2. venuenoun

    in law: the jurisdiction where a trial will be held


  1. venuenoun

    A place, especially the one where a given event is to happen.

  2. venuenoun

    A neighborhood or near place; the place or county in which anything is alleged to have happened; also, the place where an action is laid.

  3. venuenoun

    A bout; a hit; a turn. See venew.

  4. venuenoun

    Sport venue: a stadium or similar building in which a sporting competition is held.

  5. Etymology: From venue feminine past participle of verb venir.


  1. venue

    A venue is a place or location where an event, meeting, concert, performance, or exhibition is held. It can refer to both physical places like a concert hall or conference center, or virtual platforms like a website or online meeting room. The characteristics of a venue often depend on the type of event it is intended to host.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Venuenoun

    a neighborhood or near place; the place or county in which anything is alleged to have happened; also, the place where an action is laid

  2. Venuenoun

    a bout; a hit; a turn. See Venew

  3. Etymology: [F. venue a coming, arrival, fr. venir to come, L. venire; hence, in English, the place whither the jury are summoned to come. See Come, and cf. Venew, Veney.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Venue

    ven′ū, n. (Shak.) a hit in fencing: a bout or match: a lunge, thrust. [O. Fr.,—L. venīre, to come.]

  2. Venue

    ven′ū, n. (law) the place where an action is laid: the district from which a jury comes to try a question of fact: in England, usually the county where a crime is alleged to have been committed.—Change of venue, change of place of trial; Lay the venue, to specify the place where the trial is to be held. [A particular use of preceding word, but confused with O. Fr. visne, neighbourhood—L. vicinia, neighbourhood.]

Editors Contribution

  1. venue

    A place where an event can be created.

    The venue for their wedding was simple, easy to access and provided them with peace of mind for their wedding day.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 1, 2020  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'venue' in Nouns Frequency: #2076

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of venue in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of venue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of venue in a Sentence

  1. Eric Schultz:

    As we announced months ago, President Obama will deliver speeches from time to time. Some of those speeches will be paid, some will be unpaid, and regardless of venue or sponsor, President Obama will be true to his values, his vision, and his record, with regard to this or any speech involving Wall Street sponsors, I'd just point out that in 2008, Barack Obama raised more money from Wall Street than any candidate in history -- and still went on to successfully pass and implement the toughest reforms on Wall Street since FDR.

  2. Mark Cheffo:

    There's no real way of reading this decision other than this court clearly saying you can't join claims if the injury did not occur in the venue.

  3. Julia Olson:

    This is the lawsuit. This is it. And it has to be heard, but if the system denies these young people the right to be heard in the court of law then we will create another forum to do this -- whether it's outside on the courthouse steps, or another venue. We will do this. It's such an important story.

  4. Market Hotel:

    Hosting provocative happenings for its own sake is valid, and should be part of any venue’s reason to exist.

  5. Store Owner:

    It’s basic marketing, to make sure you’re broadcasting your message to the audience that you’re wishing to capture, if life is easy when you’re dating an athlete, why not broadcast in this sort of a venue?

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