Avenue vs Exit - What's the difference?

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Avenue is a related term of exit.

As nouns the difference between avenue and exit

is that avenue is a broad street, especially one bordered by trees () while exit is success.




(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  • The principal walk or approach to a house which is withdrawn from the road, especially, such approach bordered on each side by trees; any broad passageway thus bordered.
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  • , 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)




    (en noun)
  • A way out.
  • He was looking for the exit and got lost .
  • A passage or gate from inside someplace to the outside, outgang.
  • She stood at the exit of the house looking back and waving at those inside .
  • The action of leaving.
  • He made his exit at the opportune time .
  • Death.
  • The untimely exit of a consummate politician .


    * (a way out) egress, outgang, outway * (the action of leaving) egress, outgoing, departure

    Derived terms

    * emergency exit * exit interview * exit policy * exit poll * exit program * exit strategy * exit wound * fire exit


    (en verb)
  • To go out
  • To leave
  • To die
  • See also

    * exit stage left ----