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ave

1

[ ah-vey, ey-vee ]

interjection

  1. hail; welcome.
  2. farewell; goodbye.


noun

  1. the salutation “ave.”
  2. (initial capital letter) Ave Maria.

Ave.

2
or ave.

abbreviation for

  1. avenue.

Ave

1

/ ˈɑːvɪ /

noun

  1. short for Ave Maria See Hail Mary
  2. the time for the Angelus to be recited, so called because of the threefold repetition of the Ave Maria in this devotion
  3. the beads of the rosary used to count the number of Ave Marias said


Ave

2

abbreviation for

  1. avenue

ave

3

/ ˈɑːvɪ; ˈɑːveɪ /

sentence substitute

  1. welcome or farewell
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Word History and Origins

Origin of ave1

First recorded in 1200–50; Middle English, from Latin: 2nd-person singular imperative of avēre “to be well, fare well”
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Word History and Origins

Origin of ave1

C13: from Latin: hail!

Origin of ave2

Latin
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Example Sentences

I am with a few friends at a pizza spot in D.C., on Mass Ave., just about 10 blocks from the White House.

“It makes me uncomfortable,” a woman says, standing in front of 413 E. 43rd Ave., where the body of Anith Jones was found.

He began his evening on the fourth floor of the Taino Towers - near 123rd and Lexington Ave - in what was dubbed the VIP room.

P&D Soul Food Kitchen: 927 S. Goldwyn Ave., Ste. 120, Orlando.

A soaring “Ave Maria” and a tender “Danny Boy” marked the passing of two more brothers.

"The feelin' you 'ave in your 'eart for a father, wot's planted there by Providence," explained Jane.

I went over a-purpose to 'ave a look at it the last 'oliday I took, and I was quite surprised to find 'ow very inferior it was.

"Repeat, then, your Pater and Ave." Being terrified she hesitated, and was instantly knocked down with a musket.

When yer stays willin'-like, as yer will all too soon, then yer'll 'ave yer liberty.

When we go out at morning break I 'ave a word to say to yer.

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