gat·​ed | \ ˈgā-təd How to pronounce gated (audio) \

Definition of gated

1 : having or controlled by a gate a gated entrance
2 : designed to restrict entrance usually by means of physical barriers, a private security force, and a controlled gate gated communities

Examples of gated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Figures represent the percentage of five day weekday rolling average gated station validations for each day relative to the five-day average on June 17, the Friday prior to the service cut. Taylor Dolven,, 27 July 2022 This area is often referred to as the ‘Platinum Triangle’ of Los Angeles for its gated mansions and expensive real estate. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 22 July 2022 Serve up related, gated content suggestions at the bottom of the page to engage your readers further and capture their contact info, or prompt visitors to subscribe to your blog. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 6 July 2022 The gated and spacious home is equally as impressive as the grounds. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 28 Feb. 2022 The country’s small elite, who today live in gated mansions and travel regularly for vacations in Paris and Miami, remained largely untouched. New York Times, 20 May 2022 Companies can also create access passes similar to digital tickets that grant holders access to different gated benefits. Falon Fatemi, Forbes, 2 June 2022 After looking at about 30 houses and putting in two additional offers, Missy finally found the one: a 1,000-square-foot, Spanish-style home with two bedrooms, one bath, a separate garage, and a beautiful gated yard (perfect for her new pup). Kristina Mcguirk, Better Homes & Gardens, 21 Apr. 2022 The What: Developed by ARCO Custom Homes, the single-level home sits on a flat, one-acre lot that is accessed via a private and gated road. Neal Leitereg, Forbes, 8 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of gated

1581, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Gated.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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