Student Thesaurus

One entry found for gate.
Entry Word: gate
Function: noun
Text: 1 a barrier by which an entry is closed and opened <be sure to latch the gate in the fence so that the dog can't sneak out of the yard> -- see DOOR 1
2 the opening through which one can enter or leave a structure <passed through the gates of the walled city> -- see DOOR 2
3 a fixture for controlling the flow of a liquid <open the gate in the lock so the ships can get through the canal> -- see FAUCET