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gate

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of gate

  1. 1 a barrier by which an entry is closed and opened <be sure to latch the gate when you leave so the dog doesn't get out> Synonyms door, hatch, portalRelated Words double door, Dutch door, French door, lattice, portcullis, postern, revolving door, storm door, trapdoor, wicket

  2. 2 the opening through which one can enter or leave a structure <passed through the gates of the walled city> Synonyms doorway, entrance, door, gateway, wayRelated Words hatch, hatchway

  3. 3 a fixture for controlling the flow of a liquid <opens the gate in the lock so the ships can get through the canal> Synonyms cock, faucet, spigot, stopcock, tap, valveRelated Words hydrant, spout; petcock




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