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Gates

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biographical name \ˈgāts\

Definition of Gates

  1. Bill 1955–     William Henry Gates III Am. computer software manuf.




Gates

biographical name

Definition of Gates

  1. Henry Louis, Jr. 1950–     Am. educator




Gates

biographical name

Definition of Gates

  1. Horatio ca 1728–1806 Am. gen. in Revolution




Gates

biographical name

Definition of Gates

  1. Robert Michael 1943–     United States secy. of defense (2006–11)





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