gated definition by Webster's New World
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designating or of a private, residential community, access to which is restricted and controlled by a gate, fences or walls, security guards, etc.
gated definition by Wiktionary
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- Simple past tense and past participle of gate.
gated - Computer Definition
Switched "on" or capable of being switched on and off.
Variant of gate
- a movable framework or solid structure, esp. one that swings on hinges, controlling entrance or exit through an opening in a fence or wall
- an opening providing passageway through a fence or wall, with or without such a structure; gateway
- any means of entrance, exit, or access, as any of the numbered exits at an airport terminal
- a mountain pass
- a movable barrier, as at a railroad crossing or for controlling the start of a horse race
- a structure controlling the flow of water, as in a pipe, canal, etc.
- ☆ a frame in which a saw or saws are set
- in Alpine racing, an opening between two upright poles through which the skier must pass
- the total amount of money received in admission prices to a performance or exhibition
- the total number of spectators who pay to see such an event
- a circuit with one output and two or more inputs, whose output is energized only when certain input conditions are satisfied
- an electrode in some semiconductors, esp. an FET, that controls the flow of current
Origin of gateMiddle English ; from Old English gatu, plural of geat, a gate, akin to Old Frisian jet, Dutch and amp; Old Norse gat, opening
give (or get) the gate☆
Slang to subject (or be subjected) to dismissal