Meaning of GATE in English

GATE

transcription, транскрипция: [ geɪt ]

( gates)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

A gate is a structure like a door which is used at the entrance to a field, a garden, or the grounds of a building.

He opened the gate and started walking up to the house.

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2.

In an airport, a gate is a place where passengers leave the airport and get on their aeroplane.

Passengers with hand luggage can go straight to the departure gate to check in there.

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3.

Gate is used in the names of streets in Britain that are in a place where there once was a gate into a city.

...9 Palace Gate.

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4.

The gate at a sporting event such as a football match or baseball game is the total number of people who attend it.

Their average gate is less than 23,000.

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