Gates

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biographical name \ˈgāts\

Definition of Gates

  1. Bill 1955–     William Henry Gates III American computer software manufacturer


Gates

biographical name

Definition of Gates

  1. Henry Louis, Jr. 1950–     American educator


Gates

biographical name

Definition of Gates

  1. Horatio circa 1728–1806 American general in Revolution


Gates

biographical name

Definition of Gates

  1. Robert Michael 1943–     U.S. Secretary of Defense (2006–11)




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