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avenue

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CIDE DICTIONARY

avenuen. [F. avenue, fr. avenir to come to, L. advenire. See Advene.].
  •  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.  Macaulay.  [1913 Webster]
    "On every side were expanding new avenues of inquiry."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The principal walk or approach to a house which is withdrawn from the road, especially, such approach bordered on each side by trees; any broad passageway thus bordered.  [1913 Webster]
    "An avenue of tall elms and branching chestnuts."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A broad street; as, the Fifth Avenue in New York.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

avenue, n.
1 a a broad road or street, often with trees at regular intervals along its sides. b a tree-lined approach to a country house.
2 a way of approaching or dealing with something (explored every avenue to find an answer).

Etymology
F, fem. past part. of avenir f. L advenire come to

THESAURUS

avenue

Autobahn, US highway, 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

ROGET THESAURUS

avenue

Method

N method, way, manner, wise, gait, form, mode, fashion, tone, guise, modus operandi, MO, procedure, path, road, route, course, line of way, line of road, trajectory, orbit, track, beat, tack, steps, stair, staircase, flight of stairs, ladder, stile, perron, bridge, footbridge, viaduct, pontoon, steppingstone, plank, gangway, drawbridge, pass, ford, ferry, tunnel, pipe, door, gateway, channel, passage, avenue, means of access, approach, adit, artery, lane, loan, alley, aisle, lobby, corridor, back-door, back-stairs, secret passage, covert way, vennel, roadway, pathway, stairway, express, thoroughfare, highway, turnpike, freeway, royal road, coach road, broad highway, King's highway, Queen's highway, beaten track, beaten path, horse road, bridle road, bridle track, bridle path, walk, trottoir, footpath, pavement, flags, sidewalk, crossroad, byroad, bypath, byway, cut, short cut carrefour, private road, occupation road, highways and byways, railroad, railway, tram road, tramway, towpath, causeway, canal, street, speedway, adv, how, in what way, in what manner, by what mode, so, in this way, after this fashion, one way or another, anyhow, somehow or other, by way of, via, in transitu, on the high road to, hae tibi erunt artes.

Agriculture

N agriculture, cultivation, husbandry, farming, georgics, geoponics, tillage, agronomy, gardening, spade husbandry, vintage, horticulture, arboriculture, floriculture, landscape gardening, viticulture, husbandman, horticulturist, gardener, florist, agricultor, agriculturist, yeoman, farmer, cultivator, tiller of the soil, woodcutter, backwoodsman, granger, habitat, vigneron, viticulturist, Triptolemus, field, meadow, garden, botanic garden, winter garden, ornamental garden, flower garden, kitchen garden, market garden, hop garden, nursery, green house, hot house, conservatory, bed, border, seed plot, grassplot, grassplat, lawn, park, parterre, shrubbery, plantation, avenue, arboretum, pinery, pinetum, orchard, vineyard, vinery, orangery, farm, agricultural, agrarian, agrestic, arable, predial, rural, rustic, country, horticultural.


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