Avenue

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English

Noun

Avenue (plural Avenues)
  1. A broad street, especially one bordered by trees.
  2. 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.
  3. The principal walk or approach to a house which is withdrawn from the road, especially, such approach bordered on each side by trees; any broad passageway thus bordered.
  4. A method or means by which something may be accomplished.

Adjectives for Avenue

fine; moonlit; glittering; ignominious; trim; tidy; intersecting; cobble stoned; open; fashionable; principal; diagonal; spacious; densely-shaded; leafy; dwarfish; continuous; noble; treelined; gorgeous; melancholy.

Verbs for Avenue

amble down—; approach—; border—; circle—; enter—; gain access to—; light—;litter—; locate on—; mark—; promenade —; shade—; shadow—; stroll down—; venture up—; —crosses; —extends; —leads to; —parallels.

Thesaurus

access; aisle; alley; alleyway; ambulatory; aperture; arcade; arterial; arterial highway; arterial street; artery; autoroute; autostrada; belt highway; blind alley; blowhole; boulevard; bypass; byway; camino real; carriageway; causeway; causey; channel; chaussee; chute; circumferential; cloister; close; colonnade; communication; conduit; connection; corduroy road; corridor; county road; court; covered way; crescent; cul-de-sac; dead-end street; debouch; defile; dike; dirt road; door; drag; drive; driveway; egress; emunctory; escape; estuary; exhaust; exit; expressway; ferry; floodgate; flume; ford; freeway; gallery; gravel road; highroad; highway; highways and byways; inlet; interchange; intersection; interstate highway; junction; lane; local road; loophole; main drag; main road; mews; motorway; opening; out; outcome; outfall; outgate; outgo; outlet; overpass; parkway; pass; passage; passageway; path; pave; paved road; pike; place; plank road; pore; port; portico; primary highway; private road; railroad tunnel; right-of-way; ring road; road; roadbed; roadway; route nationale; row; royal road; sally port; secondary road; sluice; speedway; spiracle; spout; state highway; street; superhighway; tap; terrace; thoroughfare; through street; thruway; toll road; township road; track; traject; trajet; tunnel; turnpike; underpass; vent; ventage; venthole; vomitory; way out; weir; wynd

Etymology

From French avenue, from Old French avenue, feminine past participle of avenir (approach), from Latin advenire (come to), from ad (to) + venire (come).

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