Mode vs Avenue - What's the difference?

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Mode is a related term of avenue.

As nouns the difference between mode and avenue

is that mode is fashion, trend while avenue is a broad street, especially one bordered by trees ().



(wikipedia mode)

Etymology 1

From (etyl) mode, from (etyl)


(en noun)
  • (music) One of several ancient scales, one of which corresponds to the modern major scale and one to the natural minor scale
  • A particular means of accomplishing something.
  • What was the mode of entry?
  • * 1855 , Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society (volume 9, page 205)
  • An effectual and unexpensive mode of Protecting Wall-Trees from Spring-Frosts.
  • (statistics) The most frequently occurring value in a distribution
  • (mathematics, physics) A state of a system that is represented by an eigenfunction of that system.
  • (computing) One of various related sets of rules for processing data.
  • In insert mode , characters typed are directly inserted into the buffer
  • (grammar) A verb form that depends on how its containing clause relates to the speaker’s or writer’s wish, intent, or assertion about reality.
  • Derived terms
    * (music) Aeolian mode, Dorian mode, Ionian mode, Locrian mode, Lydian mode, Mixolydian mode, Phrygian mode * (grammar) imperative mode, indicative mode, infinitive mode, subjunctive mode * (computing) immediate mode, protected mode, real mode, retained mode * collective mode * dual mode * soft mode
    * (grammar) mood, grammatical mood
    * (grammar) See also

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .


    (en noun)
  • Style or fashion.
  • See also

    * bimodal distribution * median * mean * modal


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    (en noun)
  • A broad street, especially one bordered by trees ().
  • A way or opening for entrance into a place; a passage by which a place may be reached; a way of approach or of exit.
  • The principal walk or approach to a house which is withdrawn from the road, especially, such approach bordered on each side by trees; any broad passageway thus bordered.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1907, author=
  • , title=The Dust of Conflict , chapter=1 citation , passage=They said nothing further, but tramped on in the growing darkness, past farm steadings, into the little village, through the silent churchyard where generations of the Pallisers lay, and up the beech avenue that led to Northrop Hall.}}
  • A method or means by which something may be accomplished.
  • There are several avenues by which we can approach this problem.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2012
  • , date=18 April , author=Phil McNulty , title=Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Alexis Sanchez hit the crossbar for Barcelona early on and Pedro hit the post in the dying seconds - while Cole cleared off the line from Cesc Fabregas. Goalkeeper Petr Cech also saved well from Messi and Carles Puyol as Pep Guardiola's team tried every avenue in an attempt to break Chelsea down.}}

    Usage notes

    Sometimes used interchangeably with other terms such as street. When distinguished, an avenue' is generally broad and tree-lined. Further, in many American cities laid out on a grid, notably Manhattan, streets run east-west, while ' avenues run north-south. In French traditionally used for routes between two places within a city, named for the destination (or formally where it is coming from''), as in the archetypal ''Avenue des . This distinction is not observed in English, where names such as “(Fifth Avenue)” are common.


    * (broad street) drive, boulevard * (broad street) , ave (abbreviation)