gate

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. gateway, opening, portal; sluice, floodgate; slang, admission. See receiving, ejection, passage.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. gateway, entrance, portal, ingress, passage, way, port, turnstile, revolving door, means of access, issue, wicket, portcullis, lich gate (British), barrier, bar, weir; see also door 1 , entrance 2 .
get the gate*,
Syn. be dismissed, be rejected, be asked to leave, be thrown out, be fired, get the boot*; see also get it 2 .
give (someone) the gate*,
Syn. dismiss, reject, force out; see dismiss 1 , 2 , oust .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
entry, entrance, door, opening, gateway, portal, access, egress, ingress, turnstile.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun The amount of money collected as admission, especially to a sporting event: box office, take. See MONEY.

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  • gâte- — ⇒GÂTE , élém. de compos. Élém. initial issu d une forme du verbe gâter et servant à construire des composés dont le 2e terme est un compl. d obj. (pers. ou chose). V. gâte métier, gâte pâte, gâte sauce et aussi : gâte bois, subst. masc. 1. «… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • gâté — gâté, ée [ gate ] adj. • de gâter 1 ♦ Abîmé par putréfaction. Fruits gâtés. Dent gâtée. ⇒ carié, malade. 2 ♦ ENFANT GÂTÉ, à qui l on passe tous ses caprices. Fig. Personne capricieuse, habituée à voir satisfaire ses moindres désirs. « C est une… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Gate — (g[=a]t), n. [OE. [yogh]et, [yogh]eat, giat, gate, door, AS. geat, gat, gate, door; akin to OS., D., & Icel. gat opening, hole, and perh. to E. gate a way, gait, and get, v. Cf. {Gate} a way, 3d {Get}.] 1. A large door or passageway in the wall… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gâté — gâté, ée (gâ té, tée) part. passé de gâter. 1°   Qui est ravagé. Le pays gâté par l armée qui l envahit. 2°   Par extension, mis en mauvais état, détérioré. Les chemins gâtés par l ennemi qui se retirait. •   Je veux leur ôter la peine de venir à …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • GATE — (engl. für „Gatter, Tor“) steht für: einen Zugang vom Terminal eines Flughafens zu den Flugzeugen, siehe Flugsteig, den Steueranschluss folgender Halbleiterbauelemente: Feldeffekttransistor, Thyristor, Triac, GTO und IGBT, ein musikalisches… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gate — (engl. für „Gatter, Tor“) steht für: einen Zugang vom Terminal eines Flughafens zu den Flugzeugen, siehe Flugsteig, den Steueranschluss folgender Halbleiterbauelemente: Feldeffekttransistor, Thyristor, Triac, GTO und IGBT, ein musikalisches… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • gate — [geɪt] noun 1. [countable] TRAVEL the door leading to the planes at an airport: • Air France flight 76 will leave from gate 6A. 2. [countable, uncountable] COMMERCE the number of people attending a public place or event such as a football match,… …   Financial and business terms

  • gate — [ geıt ] noun *** 1. ) count a door in a fence or wall that you go through to enter or leave a place: He walked through a wooden gate into the field. Be sure to close the gate to the driveway when you leave. a ) usually plural the entrance to a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Gate — Gate, n. [Icel. gata; akin to SW. gata street, lane, Dan. gade, Goth. gatw[ o], G. gasse. Cf. {Gate} a door, {Gait}.] 1. A way; a path; a road; a street (as in Highgate). [O. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] I was going to be an honest man; but the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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