To the musicians, the Napster co-founders were outright thieves, providing an avenue to steal music without paying a dime for it.
No, over breakfast at the Empire Diner on 10th avenue and trust me, it's a dream team.
A few days later, Mrs. Anderson attempted to ride in the whites-only car of the Eighth avenue railroad.
c.1600, "a way of approach" (originally a military word), from Middle French avenue "way of access," from Old French avenue "act of approaching, arrival," noun use of fem. of avenu, past participle of avenir "to come to, arrive," from Latin advenire "to come to," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + venire "to come" (see venue). Meaning shifted to "a way of approach to a country-house," usually bordered by trees, hence, "a broad, tree-lined roadway" (1650s), then to "wide, main street" (by 1846, especially in U.S.).