ave

noun
\ ˈä-(ˌ)vā How to pronounce ave (audio) \

Definition of ave

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : an expression of greeting or of leave-taking : hail, farewell
2 often capitalized : ave maria

Definition of ave (Entry 2 of 2)

avenue

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Synonyms & Antonyms for ave

Synonyms: Noun

Antonyms: Noun

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Examples of ave in a Sentence

Noun after a final ave, we turned our backs on the Tuscan village that had been our home for a year

First Known Use of ave

Noun

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for ave

Noun

Middle English, from Latin, hail

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The first known use of ave was in the 13th century

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“Ave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ave. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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avenue

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