ave

noun
\ ˈä-(ˌ)vā \

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

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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avenue

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