Avenue definitions

ăv'ə-no͝o', -nyo͝o'
Avenue is defined as a way to approach some problem or task.

An example of an avenue to writing a paper is writing an outline first.

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The definition of an avenue is a street or thoroughfare that is generally wide and that is sometimes lined with shrubs or trees.

The major streets in New York City are examples of avenues.

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A wide street or thoroughfare.
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A means of access or approach.

New avenues of trade.

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A broad roadway lined with trees.
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The drive leading from the main road up to a country house.
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A way of approach to something.

Books are avenues to knowledge.

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A street, esp. a wide, principal one; often, one running at right angles to others called “streets”
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A roadway, pathway, or drive, often bordered with trees.
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Such a roadway, etc. leading from the main road to the house on an estate.
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A broad street, especially one bordered by trees .
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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.
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The principal walk or approach to a house which is withdrawn from the road, especially, such approach bordered on each side by trees; any broad passageway thus bordered.
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A method or means by which something may be accomplished.

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

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Origin of avenue

Borrowing from French avenue, from Old French avenue, feminine past participle of avenir (“approach”), from Latin adveniō, advenīre (“come to”), from ad (“to”) + veniō, venīre (“come”).