gate gate  /ˈɡeɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a movable barrier in a fence or wall
  2. (n) a computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs
  3. (n) total admission receipts at a sports event
  4. (n) passageway (as in an air terminal) where passengers can embark or disembark
  5. (v) supply with a gate
  6. (v) control with a valve or other device that functions like a gate
  7. (v) restrict (school boys') movement to the dormitory or campus as a means of punishment

Usage(s):

  1. But the gate didn't have smoke detectors, or a sprinkler system to combat a fire in the event that one broke out.
  2. When Reuther and three other officials arrived at the gate, Ford company police charged at them and delivered a brutal, prolonged beating.
  3. Let's plant one tree outside the gate and leave.

News

  1. Gate Lodge greets crowds for Founders’ Day

    AKRON — Hundreds of visitors passed through the Gate Lodge at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens the weekend of June 7-9 as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) members celebrated Founders’ Day. The cottage located at the entrance to the estate was the site of the first meeting of Dr. Bob Smith and Bill Wilson, admitted alcoholics who are credited with founding AA. The line of visitors waiting to see the site June ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: West Side Leader & South Side News Leader

  2. Ocean Gate sex offender surrenders; accused in case involving children 10 years ago

    An Ocean Gate man has been charged in connection with the sexual abuse of two children, which police say happened nearly a decade ago in a Brick home.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Asbury Park Press

  3. Could school gate politics replace mommy porn for women readers?

    By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON (Reuters) - A British writer whose debut novel about mothers at the school gate sparked a seven-way bidding war between publishers has attributed the overnight success of her book to striking a chord with women used to negotiating the politics of female groups. The hype around "The Hive" led to Gill Hornby being described as publisher Little Brown's "most important ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "My wife is a blond and wears sunglasses in Florida, so every time she comes out of the gate, they're snapping pictures," Longwell said. "It's a different thing than we've ever faced down there. It's certainly a new wrinkle to it."
    on Dec 3, 2009 By: Ryan Longwell Source: London Free Press

  2. "I'll remember him when I came to know him," Obama told the gathering, "his white hair flowing like a mane, his gate steady with a cane, determined to make the most of every last breath. The distinguished gentleman from West Virginia could be...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Newser

  3. "The teams compete with one another, not only on the playing field, but to attract fans, for gate receipts, and for contracts with managerial and playing personnel. Directly relevant to this case, the teams compete in the market for intellectual...
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: John Paul Stevens Source: Lexology (registration)

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