Meaning of GATE in English


[noun] [C] - a movable frame fixed at one side and usually with metal or wooden strips across it, that is used to close the entrance to a field, garden, school, factory etc.The children were swinging on the metal gate.I pushed open the little wooden gate and went into the garden.Sometimes a gate slides across an opening, often folding into a smaller space as it is opened.The lift won't move if the safety gate isn't shut properly.All passengers for flight LH103 please proceed to gate 16 (= the official door at an airport for people travelling on a particular aircraft).(UK informal) The gate at a sports event or other large event is the number of people that go to see it.Gates at football matches were lower than average last season.(UK and ANZ) Gate money is the total amount of money paid by people to see a sports event.

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