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  1. supply with a gate; "The house was gated" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a door-like movable barrier in a fence or wall Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. passageway (as in an air terminal) where passengers can embark or disembark Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. total admission receipts at a sports event Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. restrict movement to the dormitory or campus, of British schoolboys, as a means of punishment Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. control with a valve or other device that functions like a gate Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. restrict (school boys') movement to the dormitory or campus as a means of punishment Wordnet Dictionary DB
  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. Webster Dictionary DB
  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. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. A door, valve, or other device, for stopping the passage of water through a dam, lock, pipe, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. The places which command the entrances or access; hence, place of vantage; power; might. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. In a lock tumbler, the opening for the stump of the bolt to pass through or into. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. The channel or opening through which metal is poured into the mold; the ingate. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. The waste piece of metal cast in the opening; a sprue or sullage piece. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. To supply with a gate. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. To punish by requiring to be within the gates at an earlier hour than usual. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. A way; a path; a road; a street (as in Highgate). Webster Dictionary DB
  19. Manner; gait. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. An opening to allow entrance or passage; a frame or door which opens or closes such an entrance; a valve. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  21. A passage into a city, inclosure, or any large building: a frame in the entrance into any inclosure: an entrance. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  22. Passage-way; frame for closing an entrance. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  23. A passageway, as in a fence; a portal; also, a movable frame that serves to close it. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. Any means of access, power; supremacy. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. 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. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  26. An entrance door to a city, castle, &c.; a large frame of wood moving on hinges which opens or closes any passage; a door. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  27. The gate and gateways of eastern cities anciently held and still hold an important part, not only in the defence but in the public economy of the place. They are thus sometimes taken as representing the city itself. ( Genesis 22:17 ; 24:60 ; 12:12 ; Judges 5:8 ; Ruth 4:10 ; Psalms 87:2 ; 122:2 ) Among the special purposes for which they were used may be mentioned. 1. As places of public resort. ( Genesis 19:1 ; 23:10 ; 34:20 ; 24 ; 1 Samuel 4:18 ) etc. 2. Places for public deliberation, administration of Justice, or of audience for kings and rulers or ambassadors. ( 16:18 ; 21:19 ; 25:7 ; Joshua 20:4 ; Judges 9:35 ) etc. 3. Public markets. ( 2 Kings 7:1 ) In heathen towns the open spaces near the gates appear to have been sometimes used as places for sacrifice. ( Acts 14:13 ) comp 2Kin 23:8 Regarded therefore as positions of great importance, the gates of cities were carefully guarded, and closed at nightfall. ( 3:5 ; Joshua 2:5 Joshua 2:7 ; Judges 9:40 Judges 9:44 ) They contained chambers over the gateway. ( 2 Samuel 18:24 ) The doors themselves of the larger gates mentioned in Scripture were two leaved, plated with metal, closed with locks and fastened with metal bars. ( 3:6 ; Psalms 107:16 ; Isaiah 46:1 Isaiah 46:2 ) Gates not defended by iron were of course liable to be set on fire by an enemy. ( Judges 9:52 ) The gateways of royal palaces and even of private houses were often richly ornamented. Sentences from the law were inscribed on and above the gates. ( 6:9 ; Isaiah 64:12 ; Revelation 21:21 ) The gates of Solomons temple were very massive and costly, being overlaid with gold and carving. ( 1 Kings 6:34 1 Kings 6:35 ; 2 Kings 18:16 ) Those of the holy place were of olive wood, two-leaved and overlaid with gold; those of the temple of fir. ( 1 Kings 6:31 1 Kings 6:32 1 Kings 6:34 ; Ezekiel 41:23 Ezekiel 41:24 ) biblestudytools.com
  28. Of cities, as of Jerusalem ( Jeremiah 37:13 ; Nehemiah 1:3 ; 2:3 ; 3:3 ), of Sodom ( Genesis 19:1 ), of Gaza ( Judges 16:3 ). biblestudytools.com
  29. Of royal palaces ( Nehemiah 2:8 ). biblestudytools.com
  30. Of the temple of Solomon ( 1 Kings 6:34 1 Kings 6:35 ; 2 Kings 18:16 ); of the holy place ( 1 Kings 6:31 1 Kings 6:32 ; Ezekiel 41:23 Ezekiel 41:24 ); of the outer courts of the temple, the beautiful gate ( Acts 3:2 ). biblestudytools.com
  31. Tombs ( Matthew 27:60 ). biblestudytools.com
  32. Prisons ( Acts 12:10 ; 16:27 ). biblestudytools.com
  33. Caverns ( 1 Kings 19:13 ). biblestudytools.com
  34. Camps ( Exodus 32:26 Exodus 32:27 ; Hebrews 13:12 ). The materials of which gates were made were, biblestudytools.com
  35. Iron and brass ( Psalms 107:16 ; Isaiah 45:2 ; Acts 12:10 ). biblestudytools.com
  36. Stones and pearls ( Isaiah 54:12 ; Revelation 21:21 ). biblestudytools.com
  37. Wood ( Judges 16:3 ) probably. At the gates of cities courts of justice were frequently held, and hence "judges of the gate" are spoken of ( Deuteronomy 16:18 ; 17:8 ; 21:19 ; Deuteronomy 25:6 Deuteronomy 25:7 , etc.). At the gates prophets also frequently delivered their messages ( Proverbs 1:21 ; 8:3 ; Isaiah 29:21 ; Jeremiah 17:19 Jeremiah 17:20 ; 26:10 ). Criminals were punished without the gates ( 1 Kings 21:13 ; Acts 7:59 ). By the "gates of righteousness" we are probably to understand those of the temple ( Psalms 118:19 ). "The gates of hell" (RSV, "gates of Hades") Matthew 16:18 , are generally interpreted as meaning the power of Satan, but probably they may mean the power of death, denoting that the Church of Christ shall never die. These dictionary topics are fromM.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible DictionaryBibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Gate". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". . biblestudytools.com
  38. 1. Aircraft entry and exit point in a designated area in an airport terminal. 2. Refer to logic gate. thelawdictionary.org
  39. g[=a]t, n. a passage into a city, enclosure, or any large building: a narrow opening or defile: a frame in the entrance into any enclosure: an entrance.--v.t. to supply with a gate: at Oxford and Cambridge, to punish by requiring the offender to be within the college gates by a certain hour.--adj. G[=A]'TED, punished with such restriction.--ns. GATE'-FINE, the fine imposed for disobedience to such orders; GATE'-HOUSE (archit.), a building over or near the gate giving entrance to a city, abbey, college, &c.; GATE'-KEEP'ER, GATE'MAN, one who watches over the opening and shutting of a gate.--adj. GATE'LESS, not having a gate.--ns. GATE'-MON'EY, the money taken for entrance to an athletic or other exhibition, sometimes simply 'gate;' GATE'-TOW'ER, a tower built beside or over a gate; GATE'-VEIN, the great abdominal vein; GATE'WAY, the way through a gate: the gate itself: any entrance.--GATE OF JUSTICE, a gate as of a city, temple, &c., where a sovereign or judge sat to dispense justice; GATES OF DEATH, a phrase expressing the near approach of death.--BREAK GATES, at Oxford and Cambridge, to enter college after the prescribed hour; IVORY GATE, in poetical imagery, the semi-transparent gate of the house of sleep, through which dreams appear distorted into pleasant and delusive shapes; STAND IN THE GATE (B.), to occupy a position of defence. [A.S. geat, a way; Dut. gat, Ice. gat; not in Goth. and High Ger.; prob. related to get or gate.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  40. g[=a]t, n. (Scot.) a way, path: manner of doing, esp. in adverbial phrases like 'this gate,' 'any gate,' 'some gate.' [Ice. gata; Da. gade, Ger. gasse.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  41. g[=a]t, n. (Spens.) a goat. [A.S. gat.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  42. Opening in wall of city or enclosure made for entrance& exit& capable of being closed with barrier; (bibl.) place of judicial assembly in city; mountain-pass; means of entrance or exit (g. of ivory, horn, by which false, true, dreams come; Bosphorus& Hellespont are the two gg. of Constantinople); barrier closing the opening of a wall, wooden or iron frame-work, solid or of bars or gratings, hung on hinges, turning on pivots, or sliding, single or double; contrivance regulating passage of water; number entering by payment at gg. to see football match &c., amount of money thus taken (also g.-money); g.-bill (Oxf. & Camb.), record of undergraduate\'s returns to college after hours, fines imposed for these; gatehouse, lodge of park &c., room over city gate often used as prison; g.-keeper, attendant at g., kind of butterfly; g.-meeting, at which money is taken for admission; g.-post, on which g. is hung or against which it shuts; gateway, =g. (first sense). frame of or structure built over g., means of entrance or exit; hence gateless a. (Vb; Oxf. & Camb.) confine to college entirely or after certain hours. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  43. (With prefixed name in North &c.) street. [old Norse] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  44. In founding, the channel leading to the mould from the sprue, or hole into which the metal is poured. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  45. n. [Anglo-Saxon, Icelandic] A passageway in the wall of a city, a grand edifice, and the like; also, the frame of timber, &c., which closes the passage;—a frame stopping the passage of water through a dam or lock;—an avenue; a means of entrance. Cabinet Dictionary
  46. The door of a city, a castle, palace, or large building; a frame of timber upon hinges to give a passage into inclosed grounds. Complete Dictionary

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