gateway

noun gate·way \ ˈgāt-ˌwā \
|Updated on: 7 Jun 2018

Definition of gateway

1 : an opening for a gate
2 : gate 4a

Examples of gateway in a Sentence

  1. Mourners slowly passed though the gateway of the cemetery.

  2. hopefully, my college degree will be a gateway to a high-paying job

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First Known Use of gateway

1707

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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GATEWAY Defined for English Language Learners

gateway

Definition of gateway for English Language Learners

  • : an opening in a wall or fence that can be closed by a gate


GATEWAY Defined for Kids

gateway

noun gate·way \ ˈgāt-ˌwā \

Definition of gateway for Students

1 : an opening for a gate
  • a stone gateway
2 : a passage into or out of a place or condition
  • Determination is the gateway to success.


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