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Used to express good wishes on meeting or parting.
1(also Ave)short for Ave Maria
- ‘Thus these texts alone cannot constitute the source for the narrative meditations linked to the Ave prayer that appeared in later rosaries.’
- ‘Regionally, the Ave prayer is beginning to replace the Paternoster.’
- ‘It was thought that Mary loved hearing the Ave prayer because it reminded her of her happiness at the Incarnation.’
2literary A shout of welcome or farewell.
Middle English from Latin, ‘fare well!’, singular imperative of avere.