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as in door
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

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as in doorway
the opening through which one can enter or leave a structure passed through the gates of the walled city

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as in valve
a fixture for controlling the flow of a liquid opens the gate in the lock so the ships can get through the canal

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“Gate.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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