gate

noun
ADJECTIVE
front, main
entrance, exit
back, side
inner, outer
double, five-bar (BrE), five-barred (BrE)

a wide driveway with double gates

big, great, large

The great gates of the abbey were shut fast.

heavy
high
narrow
open
closed, locked
iron, metal, steel, wooden, wrought-iron
city, factory, farm, garden, park, prison, school, etc.
security
departure

A flight attendant was stationed at the departure gate to check tickets.

starting

The horses began entering the starting gate.

lock (esp. BrE), sluice
… OF GATES
set

a set of ornamental gates

VERB + GATE
open
bar, close, lock, shut

Don't forget to shut the gate when you leave.

The defenders had closed and barred all the city gates.

go through

Go through the gate and continue down the track.

GATE + VERB
open, swing open

The heavy gate swung open.

close, shut, slam, slam shut

The gate shut behind him.

lead to sth
PREPOSITION
through a/the gate

He led us through a gate into a little garden.


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  • gâte — gâte …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Gate — Gate …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • gâte- — ⇒GÂTE , élém. de compos. Élém. initial issu d une forme du verbe gâter et servant à construire des composés dont le 2e terme est un compl. d obj. (pers. ou chose). V. gâte métier, gâte pâte, gâte sauce et aussi : gâte bois, subst. masc. 1. «… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • gâté — gâté, ée [ gate ] adj. • de gâter 1 ♦ Abîmé par putréfaction. Fruits gâtés. Dent gâtée. ⇒ carié, malade. 2 ♦ ENFANT GÂTÉ, à qui l on passe tous ses caprices. Fig. Personne capricieuse, habituée à voir satisfaire ses moindres désirs. « C est une… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Gate — (g[=a]t), n. [OE. [yogh]et, [yogh]eat, giat, gate, door, AS. geat, gat, gate, door; akin to OS., D., & Icel. gat opening, hole, and perh. to E. gate a way, gait, and get, v. Cf. {Gate} a way, 3d {Get}.] 1. A large door or passageway in the wall… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gâté — gâté, ée (gâ té, tée) part. passé de gâter. 1°   Qui est ravagé. Le pays gâté par l armée qui l envahit. 2°   Par extension, mis en mauvais état, détérioré. Les chemins gâtés par l ennemi qui se retirait. •   Je veux leur ôter la peine de venir à …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • GATE — (engl. für „Gatter, Tor“) steht für: einen Zugang vom Terminal eines Flughafens zu den Flugzeugen, siehe Flugsteig, den Steueranschluss folgender Halbleiterbauelemente: Feldeffekttransistor, Thyristor, Triac, GTO und IGBT, ein musikalisches… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gate — (engl. für „Gatter, Tor“) steht für: einen Zugang vom Terminal eines Flughafens zu den Flugzeugen, siehe Flugsteig, den Steueranschluss folgender Halbleiterbauelemente: Feldeffekttransistor, Thyristor, Triac, GTO und IGBT, ein musikalisches… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • gate — [geɪt] noun 1. [countable] TRAVEL the door leading to the planes at an airport: • Air France flight 76 will leave from gate 6A. 2. [countable, uncountable] COMMERCE the number of people attending a public place or event such as a football match,… …   Financial and business terms

  • gate — [ geıt ] noun *** 1. ) count a door in a fence or wall that you go through to enter or leave a place: He walked through a wooden gate into the field. Be sure to close the gate to the driveway when you leave. a ) usually plural the entrance to a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Gate — Gate, n. [Icel. gata; akin to SW. gata street, lane, Dan. gade, Goth. gatw[ o], G. gasse. Cf. {Gate} a door, {Gait}.] 1. A way; a path; a road; a street (as in Highgate). [O. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] I was going to be an honest man; but the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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