English - Vietnamese Dictionary
gate /geit/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- số người mua vé vào xem (một trận đấu thể thao...)
- tiền mua vé (trận đấu thể thao...) ((cũng) gate-money)
- hàng rào chắn (chỗ đường xe lửa chạy qua đường cái; trạm thu thuế...)
- (kỹ thuật) tấm ván che, ván chân; cửa van
- to give somebody the gate
- đuổi ra, tống cổ ra, cho thôi việc
- to open the gate for (to) somebody
- ngoại động từ
- phạt (học sinh) không cho ra ngoài (ở trường đại học Ôc-phớt và Căm-brít)
+a movable barrier in a fence or wall
+a computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs
+total admission receipts at a sports event
+passageway (as in an air terminal) where passengers can embark or disembark
+supply with a gate
+control with a valve or other device that functions like a gate
+restrict (school boys') movement to the dormitory or campus as a means of punishment
Advanced English Dictionary
1 gateway, barrier, doorway, door, access, entrance, exit, passage, opening:
The garden gate sagged on its hinges.
2 admissions, attendance, crowd, audience, assemblage:
We had the biggest gate of the year at yesterday's game.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [C] a barrier like a door that is used to close an opening in a fence or a wall outside a building: an iron gate + He pushed open the garden gate. + A crowd gathered at the factory gates. + the gates of the city
See also - STARTING GATE
2 [C] an opening that can be closed by a gate or gates: We drove through the palace gates.
3 [C] a barrier that is used to control the flow of water on a river or canal: a lock / sluice gate
4 [C] a way out of an airport through which passengers go to get on their plane: BA flight 726 to Paris is now boarding at gate 16.
5 [C] the number of people who attend a sports event: Tonight's game has attracted the largest gate of the season.
6 (also gate money) [U] the amount of money made by selling tickets for a sports event: Today's gate will be given to charity.
7 (-gate) (forming nouns from the names of people or places; used especially in newspapers) a political SCANDAL connected with the person or place mentioned: Whitewatergate
ORIGIN From Watergate, the scandal in the United States that brought about the resignation of President Nixon in 1974.
entrance, front, main | back, postern
(in a castle),
side | inner, outer | double, five-bar/five-barred, portcullis
a wide driveway with double gates
The great gates of the abbey were shut fast.
| heavy | high | narrow | ornamental | open | iron, metal, steel, wooden, wrought-iron | city, factory, farm, garden, park, prison, school, etc. | security | sluice
a set of ornamental gates
VERB + GATE
open | bar, close, fasten, lock, shut
Don't forget to shut the gate when you leave. The defenders had closed and barred all the city gates.
| go through
Go through the gate and continue down the track.
GATE + VERB
open, swing open
The heavy gate swung open.
| close, shut
The gate shut behind him.
through a/the ~
He led us through a gate into a little garden.
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