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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A movable barrier in a fence or wall; Any passageway into and out of an enclosure; Passageway (as in an air terminal) where passengers can embark or disembark.

Usage examples (32)
  • The future is the past returning through another gate.
  • First out of the gate is the very finest, Andrei Konchalovsky's Siberiade.
  • Tucker's first effort out of the gate is a clear winner ... a literary sensation.
  • There is a temple to him in Rome, which has two doors, and which they call the gate of war. for more
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  • The horse's "gait" (a way of walking or running) increased as it approached the "gate" (a movable barrier).
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