Definition of ave in English:
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1 (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.
Middle English: from Latin, 'fare well!', singular imperative of avere.
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