Definitions of gate

  1.   A door, valve, or other device, for stopping the passage of water through a dam, lock, pipe, etc.
  2.   restrict movement to the dormitory or campus, of British schoolboys, as a means of punishment
  3.   A passage into a city, inclosure, or any large building: a frame in the entrance into any inclosure: an entrance.
  4.   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.
  5.   The waste piece of metal cast in the opening; a sprue or sullage piece.
  6.   passageway ( as in an air terminal) where passengers can embark or disembark
  7.   The passage into a city, an enclosure, or a large edifice; a frame of timber, iron, & c., which opens or closes the passage; the frame which stops the passage of water through a dam, lock, & c.; a way.
  8.   The channel or opening through which metal is poured into the mold; the ingate.
  9.   control with a valve or other device that functions like a gate
  10.   Passage- way; frame for closing an entrance.
  11.   An opening to allow entrance or passage; a frame or door which opens or closes such an entrance; a valve.
  12.   restrict ( school boys') movement to the dormitory or campus as a means of punishment
  13.   Any means of access, power; supremacy.
  14.   To punish by requiring to be within the gates at an earlier hour than usual.
  15.   A way; a path; a road; a street ( as in Highgate).
  16.   Manner; gait.
  17.   An entrance door to a city, castle, & c.; a large frame of wood moving on hinges which opens or closes any passage; a door.
  18.   The places which command the entrances or access; hence, place of vantage; power; might.
  19.   A passageway, as in a fence; a portal; also, a movable frame that serves to close it.
  20.   a door- like movable barrier in a fence or wall
  21.   To supply with a gate.
  22.   supply with a gate; " The house was gated"
  23.   total admission receipts at a sports event
  24.   a computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs
  25.   In a lock tumbler, the opening for the stump of the bolt to pass through or into.
  26.   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.

Quotes of gate

  1. None can less afford to delay than the aged sinner. Now is the time. Now or never. You have, as it were, one foot already in the grave. Your opportunities will soon be over. Strive, then, I entreat you, to enter in at the strait gate – Archibald Alexander
  2. There was no last animal I treated. When young farm lads started to help me over the gate into a field or a pigpen, to make sure the old fellow wouldn't fall, I started to consider retiring. – James Herriot
  3. Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings. – Horace
  4. The key to heaven's gate cannot be duplicated. – Douglas Horton
  5. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate you are sure to wake up somebody. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  6. Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate you are sure to wake up somebody. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  7. Genius without religion is only a lamp on the outer gate of a palace; it may serve to cast a gleam of light on those that are without, while the inhabitant sits in darkness. – Hannah More
  8. I'm not a pretty boy who came to town and burst out of the gate which is a good thing, because if I was, I probably wouldn't have been good enough then. I probably wouldn't have lasted. So I was very lucky not to be pretty. – Jeremy Piven
  9. If you hear Bing Crosby trying to swing, it doesn't work. He swings like a rusty gate – Frank Stallone
  10. I have come to the conclusion that the major part of the work of a President is to increase the gate receipts of expositions and fairs and bring tourists to town. – William Howard Taft
  11. Still round the corner there may wait, A new road or a secret gate – J. R. R. Tolkien
  12. By the time we got to MGM, and Lions Gate the movie was done there was nothing else to say. It was done. Just as at Universal, it was art by committee. – Rob Zombie
  13. You know... the only person I really had to please after a point was the MPAA. Because Lions' Gate was like, hey, whatever you can get away with is fine, we don't care. – Rob Zombie

Usage examples for gate

  1. “ Tom said, as they entered the gate – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  2. He ran down the garden steps to the gate – At the Villa Rose by A. E. W. Mason
  3. The gate has given way. ” – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  4. But why did he not open the gate and come in? ” – The Son of His Mother by Clara Viebig
  5. Try to open the gate – The Bartlett Mystery by Louis Tracy
  6. On top of it you will find a great plain and a house with a beautiful gate – Europa's Fairy Book by Joseph Jacobs
  7. “ I hope you do come back and that the police are waiting at the gate – The Cry at Midnight by Mildred A. Wirt
  8. He brought her right to the gate – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  9. He was standing in the open air outside the gate – Prisoner for Blasphemy by G. W. [George William] Foote
  10. “ " I'll go down to the gate and speak to him. ” – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  11. As I uttered these words, we reached the gate – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  12. But the ground is good when they have once got in at the gate – The Pilgrim's Progress in Words of One Syllable by Mary Godolphin
  13. Oh no, thank you, the car is at the gate – Penny Plain by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)
  14. You did the whole business down there by the gate – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  15. “ " Stop here," she said, as they reached the open gate – The Two Vanrevels by Booth Tarkington
  16. But there's a little gate there? ” – The Case of the Golden Bullet by Grace Isabel Colbron, and Augusta Groner
  17. Let's go as far as the old gate at any rate. ” – Monitress Merle by Angela Brazil
  18. And now we come to the Gate of Shame. ” – A Woman's Experience in the Great War by Louise Mack
  19. As Mr. Wood let Miss Laura go through and then closed it behind her, he said, You are looking at that gate – Beautiful Joe by Marshall Saunders
  20. This led to the gate also. ” – Cord and Creese by James de Mille

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