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gates

noun
plural of gate

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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2 the opening through which one can enter or leave a structure
  • passed through the gates of the walled city

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3 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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gates

verb
present tense third-person singular of gate

Synonyms & Antonyms of gates (Entry 2 of 2)

as in fences, hedges

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“Gates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gates. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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