Gated
Gated \Gat"ed\ (g[=a]t"[e^]d), a. Having gates. --Young. [1913 Webster]

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  • gated — adjective Date: 1581 1. having or controlled by a gate < a gated entrance > 2. designed to restrict entrance usually by means of physical barriers, a private security force, and a controlled gate < gated communities > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gated — |gād.ə̇d, ātə̇d adjective Etymology: gate (I) + ed : having or controlled by a gate gated sluiceways a gated microphone …   Useful english dictionary

  • -gated — gat|ed «GAY tihd», adjective. British. punished by confinement to the grounds of a school. gated, combining form. having a gate or gates: »Iron gated = having an iron gate …   Useful english dictionary

  • gated — adj. Gated is used with these nouns: ↑community …   Collocations dictionary

  • gated — UK [ˈɡeɪtɪd] / US adjective computing gated software prevents people from going to a particular website, for example because it no longer works …   English dictionary

  • gated — gat•ed [[t]ˈgeɪ tɪd[/t]] adj. being a residential neighborhood protected by gates, walls, guards, or other security measures: a gated community[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • gated — /ˈgeɪtəd/ (say gaytuhd) adjective 1. of or relating to a housing development which is accessible only through a locked gate to ensure the security and privacy of residents, sometimes also restricting residence, as by excluding children, etc.:… …   Australian English dictionary

  • gated — gate ► NOUN 1) a hinged barrier used to close an opening in a wall, fence, or hedge. 2) an exit from an airport building to an aircraft. 3) a hinged or sliding barrier for controlling the flow of water. 4) the number of people who pay to enter a… …   English terms dictionary

  • gated — /gay tid/, adj. 1. (of patterns in a foundry mold) linked by gates. 2. being a residential neighborhood protected by gates, walls, guards, or other security measures [1620 30; GATE1 + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

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