What is another word for avenue?

Pronunciation: [ˈavənjˌuː] (IPA)

Avenue is a word that describes a road typically lined by trees or buildings. Synonyms for avenue include boulevard, lane, street, road, way, and thoroughfare. A boulevard typically refers to an urban or stylish street with ornamental trees and decorative lighting. A lane is a narrow road or path often found in rural areas. Street is the most common synonym for avenue and can refer to any road or highway. Road typically is used to describe a main thoroughfare, while way can represent a path, route or method. Thoroughfare is a synonym that emphasizes accessibility or ease of passage. Overall, these synonyms help to describe the various types of avenues one might encounter when traveling.

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What are the hypernyms for Avenue?

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What are the opposite words for avenue?

The word "avenue" typically refers to a wide road or pathway lined with trees, buildings or other structures. However, the antonyms of this word are the opposite: narrow, cramped or congested. These synonyms might apply to downtown alleyways, small cul-de-sacs, or rural paths that are not meant for vehicle traffic. Additionally, "avenue" usually suggests a pathway with an intended final destination, such as a grand entrance to a park or public building. Its antonyms might be random, whimsical or nonspecific, able to take the traveller in any direction. In comparison to the open, sprawling grandeur of an avenue, its antonyms suggest tight, restrictive, or inadequate pathways that require careful navigation.

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Usage examples for Avenue

It bore the address of a boarding-house on a side avenue half a dozen blocks from the grounds.
"Leo the Circus Boy"
Ralph Bonehill
At last they turned the corner at the end of the avenue, and Athena went back to bed with the feeling that it was pleasant to know that she need not get up for another two hours, and also that, after her talk with Jane Oglander, she would be free to do what she liked all day.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
Shall I meet you in about an hour, in the Lichtenthal avenue?
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever

Famous quotes with Avenue

  • This show has been a major revitalization of my family life and personal life. It gave my family an avenue to speak to me honestly.
    Willie Aames
  • I do not believe that Congress or the Administration should prohibit the medical community from pursuing a promising avenue of research that may improve the lives of millions of Americans.
    Tom Allen
  • Ours is an open and accepting society, and has historically provided an avenue for lawful immigration to all those willing to accept the responsibilities of citizenship.
    Spencer Bachus
  • The Veteran's History Project, a nationwide volunteer effort to collect oral histories from America's war veterans, provides an avenue to do just that. Now in its fifth year, the Project has collected more than 40,000 individual stories.
    Spencer Bachus
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    Alison Bechdel

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