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gate

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255 in 200 verses (in OT : 240 in 188 verses) (in NT : 15 in 12 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

gaten. [OE. , , 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.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "Knowest thou the way to Dover?
    Both stile and gate, horse way and footpath.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Opening a gate for a long war."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A door, valve, or other device, for stopping the passage of water through a dam, lock, pipe, etc.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The places which command the entrances or access; hence, place of vantage; power; might.  [1913 Webster]
    "The gates of hell shall not prevail against it."  [1913 Webster]
  •  In a lock tumbler, the opening for the stump of the bolt to pass through or into.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The channel or opening through which metal is poured into the mold; the ingate.  [1913 Webster]
Gate chamber, a recess in the side wall of a canal lock, which receives the opened gate. -- Gate channel. See Gate, 5. -- Gate hook, the hook-formed piece of a gate hinge. -- Gate money, entrance money for admission to an inclosure. -- Gate tender, one in charge of a gate, as at a railroad crossing. -- Gate valva, a stop valve for a pipe, having a sliding gate which affords a straight passageway when open. -- Gate vein (Anat.), the portal vein. -- To break gates (Eng. Univ.), to enter a college inclosure after the hour to which a student has been restricted. -- To stand in the gate or To stand in the gates, to occupy places or advantage, power, or defense.
gatev. t. 
  •  To supply with a gate.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To punish by requiring to be within the gates at an earlier hour than usual.  [1913 Webster]
gaten. [Icel. gata; akin to SW. gata street, lane, Dan. gade, Goth. gatwö, G. gasse. Cf. Gate a door, Gait.].
  •  A way; a path; a road; a street (as in Highgate).  [1913 Webster]
    "I was going to be an honest man; but the devil has this very day flung first a lawyer, and then a woman, in my gate."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Manner; gait.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

gate, n. & v.
--n.
1 a barrier, usu. hinged, used to close an opening made for entrance and exit through a wall, fence, etc.
2 such an opening, esp. in the wall of a city, enclosure, or large building.
3 a means of entrance or exit.
4 a numbered place of access to aircraft at an airport.
5 a mountain pass.
6 an arrangement of slots into which the gear lever of a motor vehicle moves to engage the required gear.
7 a device for holding the frame of a cine film momentarily in position behind the lens of a camera or projector.
8 a an electrical signal that causes or controls the passage of other signals. b an electrical circuit with an output which depends on the combination of several inputs.
9 a device regulating the passage of water in a lock etc.
10 a the number of people entering by payment at the gates of a sports ground etc. b (in full gate-money) the proceeds taken for admission.
11 sl. the mouth.
12 US sl. dismissal.
13 = starting-gate.
--v.tr.
1 Brit. confine to college or school entirely or after certain hours.
2 (as gated adj.) (of a road) having a gate or gates to control the movement of traffic or animals.

gate, n. (prec. or prefixed by a name) Brit. a street (Westgate).

Etymology
ME f. ON gata, f. Gmc

THESAURUS

gate

French door, aboideau, access, admissions, air lock, arch dam, archway, assemblage, attendance, audience, avails, back door, backstop, ball cock, ball valve, bamboo curtain, bank, bar, barrage, barrier, barway, bear-trap dam, beaver dam, boom, box office, breakwater, breastwork, brick wall, buffer, bulkhead, bullion, bulwark, bunghole, button, carriage entrance, cashiering, cast, casting, cellar door, cellarway, cock, cofferdam, commissions, conge, credit, credits, crowd, dam, defense, deposal, dike, discharge, disemployment, dismissal, displacing, disposable income, ditch, dividend, dividends, dock gate, door, doorjamb, doorpost, doorway, drain cock, draw cock, drumming out, earned income, earnings, earthwork, embankment, entrance, exit, faucet, fence, firing, flood-hatch, floodgate, forced separation, front door, furloughing, gains, gate receipts, gatepost, gateway, get, gravity dam, groin, gross, gross income, gross receipts, hatch, hatchway, head gate, hydrant, hydraulic-fill dam, income, ingate, ingot, intake, iron curtain, jam, jetty, layoff, leaping weir, levee, lintel, lock, lock gate, logjam, make, milldam, moat, mole, mound, needle valve, net, net income, net receipts, opening, output, parapet, passage, penstock, petcock, pig, pink slip, porch, portal, portcullis, porte cochere, postern, proceeds, produce, profits, propylaeum, pylon, rampart, receipt, receipts, receivables, regulus, removal, retirement, returns, revenue, roadblock, rock-fill dam, royalties, runner, scuttle, sea cock, seawall, sheet metal, shutter dam, side door, sluice, sluice gate, sow, spigot, sprue, stile, stone wall, stopcock, storm door, surplusing, suspension, take, take-in, takings, tap, tedge, the ax, the boot, the bounce, the gate, the sack, threshold, ticket, tide gate, tollgate, trap, trap door, turnpike, turnstile, unearned income, valve, valvula, valvule, walking papers, wall, water gate, weir, wicket dam, work, yield

ROGET THESAURUS

gate

Beginning

N beginning, commencement, opening, outset, incipience, inception, inchoation, introduction, alpha, initial, inauguration, debut, le premier pas, embarcation, rising of the curtain, maiden speech, outbreak, onset, brunt, initiative, move, first move, narrow end of the wedge, thin end of the wedge, fresh start, new departure, origin, source, rise, bud, germ, egg, rudiment, genesis, primogenesis, birth, nativity, cradle, infancy, start, inception, creation, starting point, dawn, evolution, title-page, head, heading, van, caption, fatihah, entrance, entry, inlet, orifice, mouth, chops, lips, porch, portal, portico, propylon, door, gate, gateway, postern, wicket, threshold, vestibule, propylaeum, skirts, border, first stage, first blush, first glance, first impression, first sight, rudiments, elements, outlines, grammar, alphabet, ABC, beginning, initial, initiatory, initiative, inceptive, introductory, incipient, proemial, inaugural, inchoate, inchoative, embryonic, rudimental, primogenial, primeval, primitive, primordial, aboriginal, natal, nascent, first, foremost, leading, maiden, begun, just begun, at the beginning, in the beginning first, in the first place, imprimis, first and foremost, in limine, in the bud, in embryo, in its infancy, from the beginning, from its birth, ab initio, ab ovo, ab incunabilis, ab origine, let's get going!, let's get this show on the road!, up and at 'em!, aller Anfang ist schwer, dimidium facti qui coepit habet, omnium rerum principia parva sunt.

Hindrance

N hindrance, prevention, preclusion, obstruction, stoppage, embolus, embolism, infarct, interruption, interception, interclusion, hindrance, impedition, retardment, retardation, embarrassment, oppilation, coarctation, stricture, restriction, restraint, inhibition, blockade, interference, interposition, obtrusion, discouragement, discountenance, impediment, let, obstacle, obstruction, knot, knag, check, hitch, contretemps, screw loose, grit in the oil, bar, stile, barrier, turnstile, turnpike, gate, portcullis, beaver dam, trocha, barricade, wall, dead wall, sea wall, levee breakwater, groyne, bulkhead, block, buffer, stopper, boom, dam, weir, burrock, drawback, objection, stumbling-block, stumbling-stone, lion in the path, snag, snags and sawyers, encumbrance, incumbrance, clog, skid, shoe, spoke, drag, drag chain, drag weight, stay, stop, preventive, prophylactic, load, burden, fardel, onus, millstone round one's neck, impedimenta, dead weight, lumber, pack, nightmare, Ephialtes, incubus, old man of the sea, remora, difficulty, insuperable, obstacle, estoppel, ill wind, head wind, trammel, tether, hold back, counterpoise, damper, wet blanket, hinderer, marplot, killjoy, party pooper, party crasher, interloper, trail of a red herring, opponent, hindering, obstructive, obstruent, impeditive, impedient, intercipient, prophylactic, impedimentary, in the way of, unfavorable, onerous, burdensome, cumbrous, cumbersome, obtrusive, hindered, windbound, waterlogged, heavy laden, hard pressed, unassisted &c (assist), single-handed, alone, deserted, occurrent nubes.

Inclosure

N inclosure, envelope, case, wrapper, girdle, pen, fold, pen fold, in fold, sheep fold, paddock, pound, corral, yard, net, seine net, wall, hedge, hedge row, espalier, fence, pale, paling, balustrade, rail, railing, quickset hedge, park paling, circumvallation, enceinte, ring fence, barrier, barricade, gate, gateway, bent, dingle, door, hatch, cordon, prison, dike, dyke, ditch, fosse, moat.

Opening

N opening, hole, foramen, puncture, perforation, fontanel, transforation, pinhole, keyhole, loophole, porthole, peephole, mousehole, pigeonhole, eye of a needle, eyelet, slot, opening, aperture, apertness, hiation, yawning, oscitancy, dehiscence, patefaction, pandiculation, chasm, embrasure, window, casement, abatjour, light, sky light, fan light, lattice, bay window, bow window, oriel, dormer, lantern, outlet, inlet, vent, vomitory, embouchure, orifice, mouth, sucker, muzzle, throat, gullet, weasand, wizen, nozzle, placket, portal, porch, gate, ostiary, postern, wicket, trapdoor, hatch, door, arcade, cellarway, driveway, gateway, doorway, hatchway, gangway, lich gate, way, path, thoroughfare, channel, passage, passageway, tube, pipe, water pipe, air pipe, vessel, tubule, canal, gut, fistula, adjutage, ajutage, ostium, smokestack, chimney, flue, tap, funnel, gully, tunnel, main, mine, pit, adit, shaft, gallery, alley, aisle, glade, vista, bore, caliber, pore, blind orifice, fulgurite, thundertube, porousness, porosity, sieve, cullender, colander, cribble, riddle, screen, honeycomb, apertion, perforation, piercing, terebration, empalement, pertusion, puncture, acupuncture, penetration, key, opener, master key, password, combination, passe- partout, open, perforated, perforate, wide open, ajar, unclosed, unstopped, oscitant, gaping, yawning, patent, tubular, cannular, fistulous, pervious, permeable, foraminous, vesicular, vasicular, porous, follicular, cribriform, honeycombed, infundibular, riddled, tubulous, tubulated, piped, tubate, opening, aperient, Int, open sesame!.


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