gated

[ gey-tid ]
/ ˈgeɪ tɪd /

adjective

(of patterns in a foundry mold) linked by gates.

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Origin of gated

First recorded in 1620–30; gate1 + -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM gated

un·gat·ed, adjective

Definition for gated (2 of 2)

gate1
[ geyt ]
/ geɪt /

noun

verb (used with object), gat·ed, gat·ing.

(at British universities) to punish by confining to the college grounds.
Electronics.
  1. to control the operation of (an electronic device) by means of a gate.
  2. to select the parts of (a wave signal) that are within a certain range of amplitude or within certain time intervals.

verb (used without object), gat·ed, gat·ing.

Metallurgy. to make or use a gate.

Origin of gate

1
before 900; Middle English gat, gate, Old English geat (plural gatu); cognate with Low German, Dutch gat hole, breach; cf. gate2

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH gate

gait gate
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British Dictionary definitions for gated (1 of 3)

gate1
/ (ɡeɪt) /

noun

verb (tr)

Derived forms of gate

gateless, adjectivegatelike, adjective

Word Origin for gate

Old English geat; related to Old Frisian jet opening, Old Norse gat opening, passage

British Dictionary definitions for gated (2 of 3)

gate2
/ (ɡeɪt) /

noun dialect

the channels by which molten metal is poured into a mould
the metal that solidifies in such channels

Word Origin for gate

C17: probably related to Old English gyte a pouring out, geotan to pour

British Dictionary definitions for gated (3 of 3)

gate3
/ (ɡeɪt) /

noun Scot and Northern English dialect

a way, road, street, or path
a way or method of doing something

Word Origin for gate

C13: from Old Norse gata path; related to Old High German gazza road, street
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Idioms and Phrases with gated

gate

see crash the gate; give someone the air (gate).

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