Definitions of gate

  1. To supply with a gate.
  2. To punish by requiring to be within the gates at an earlier hour than usual.
  3. supply with a gate; " The house was gated"
  4. restrict movement to the dormitory or campus, of British schoolboys, as a means of punishment
  5. control with a valve or other device that functions like a gate
  6. passageway ( as in an air terminal) where passengers can embark or disembark
  7. total admission receipts at a sports event
  8. restrict ( school boys') movement to the dormitory or campus as a means of punishment
  9. A large door or passageway in the wall of a city, of an inclosed field or place, or of a grand edifice, etc.; also, the movable structure of timber, metal, etc., by which the passage can be closed.
  10. An opening for passage in any inclosing wall, fence, or barrier; or the suspended framework which closes or opens a passage. Also, figuratively, a means or way of entrance or of exit.
  11. A door, valve, or other device, for stopping the passage of water through a dam, lock, pipe, etc.
  12. The places which command the entrances or access; hence, place of vantage; power; might.
  13. In a lock tumbler, the opening for the stump of the bolt to pass through or into.
  14. The channel or opening through which metal is poured into the mold; the ingate.
  15. The waste piece of metal cast in the opening; a sprue or sullage piece.
  16. A way; a path; a road; a street ( as in Highgate).
  17. Manner; gait.
  18. An opening to allow entrance or passage; a frame or door which opens or closes such an entrance; a valve.
  19. A passage into a city, inclosure, or any large building: a frame in the entrance into any inclosure: an entrance.
  20. Passage- way; frame for closing an entrance.
  21. A passageway, as in a fence; a portal; also, a movable frame that serves to close it.
  22. Any means of access, power; supremacy.
  23. An entrance door to a city, castle, & c.; a large frame of wood moving on hinges which opens or closes any passage; a door.