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No matter how much Bill Gates may claim otherwise, he missed the Internet, like a barreling freight train that he didn't hear or see coming.
Jim Clark

Meaning of "Gates" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GATES

Gates  [ɡeɪts] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GATES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gates is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GATES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Gates in the English dictionary

The first definition of Gates in the dictionary is Bill, full name William Henry Gates. born 1955, US computer-software executive and philanthropist; founder of Microsoft Corporation. Other definition of Gates is Henry Louis. born 1950, US scholar and critic, who pioneered African-American studies in such works as Figures in Black. Gates is also Horatio. ?1728–1806, American Revolutionary general: defeated the British at Saratoga.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GATES


Bates
beɪts
carbohydrates
ˌkɑːbəʊˈhaɪdreɪts
cates
keɪts
dates
deɪts
dictates
ˈdɪkteɪts
Fates
feɪts
floodgates
ˈflʌdɡeɪts
Greats
ɡreɪts
rates
reɪts
States
steɪts
straits
streɪts
waits
weɪts
Yeats
jeɪts

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GATES

Gateshead
gateway
gateway drug
Gath
Gatha
gather
gatherable
gatherer
gathering
gathering stitch
Gatling gun
gator
GATT

WORDS THAT END LIKE GATES

Cartesian coordinates
Coates
coordinates
Council of States
Hippocrates
nates
Oates
particulates
Pilates
polar coordinates
privates
room rates
separates
Socrates
the Gulf States
the states
United Arab Emirates
United Arab States
United States
Virgin Islands of the United States

Synonyms and antonyms of Gates in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GATES»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «Gates» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of Gates

Translation of «Gates» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GATES

Find out the translation of Gates to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Gates from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Gates» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

盖茨
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Puertas
570 millions of speakers

English

Gates
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गेट्स
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بوابات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Гейтс
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

portões
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গেটস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

portes
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gates
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Tore
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ゲイツ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

게이츠
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gates
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cửa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கேட்ஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गेट्स
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kapıları
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Gates
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Tłumiki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Гейтс
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Gates
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Πύλες
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Gates
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Gates
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Gates
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Gates

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GATES»

The term «Gates» is very widely used and occupies the 7.059 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GATES» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Gates

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10 QUOTES WITH «GATES»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Gates.
1
Marc Almond
I don't really have anything against Will Young or Gareth Gates.
2
Stewart Alsop
Gates is the ultimate programming machine. He believes everything can be defined, examined, reduced to essentials, and rearranged into a logical sequence that will achieve a particular goal.
3
Eric Alterman
As a parent and a citizen, I'll take a Bill Gates (or Warren Buffett) over Steve Jobs every time. If we must have billionaires, better they should ignore Jobs's example and instead embrace the morality and wisdom of the great industrialist-philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.
4
Steve Ballmer
Our people, our shareholders, me, Bill Gates, we expect to change the world in every way, to succeed wildly at everything we touch, to have the broadest impact of any company in the world.
5
Dave Barry
Bill Gates is a very rich man today... and do you want to know why? The answer is one word: versions.
6
John Battelle
Bill Gates has become the patron saint of philanthropy and the poster child of rebirth, and from what I can tell, rightly so.
7
Willow Bay
Social activism has gone mainstream. A new generation of philanthropic leaders such as Bill and Melinda Gates, and Bono are providing inspiration, guidance, and billions of dollars through their global foundations.
8
Mark Burnett
We celebrate the Bill Gateses of the world. We're not mad at Bill Gates.
9
Anatoly Chubais
Bill Gates finds people in Russia to hire them to Microsoft. That's the Russian interest in this process.
10
Jim Clark
No matter how much Bill Gates may claim otherwise, he missed the Internet, like a barreling freight train that he didn't hear or see coming.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GATES»

Discover the use of Gates in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Gates and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War
When Robert M. Gates received a call from the White House, he thought he’d long left Washington politics behind: After working for six presidents in both the CIA and the National Security Council, he was happily serving as president of ...
Robert M Gates, 2014
2
Black in Latin America
Starting with the slave experience and extending to the present, Gates unveils the history of the African presence in six Latin American countries, but also the very palpable presence of anti-black racism that has sometimes sought to keep ...
Henry Louis Gates, 2011
3
Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad
This unique account is their story, and the stories of the nearly two million men and women who lost their lives.
William Craig, 1973
4
Piracy: The Intellectual Property Wars from Gutenberg to Gates
From Cervantes to Sonny Bono, from Maria Callas to Microsoft, from Grub Street to Google, no chapter in the story of piracy evades Johns’s graceful analysis in what will be the definitive history of the subject for years to come.
Adrian Johns, 2010
5
Bill Gates: Entrepreneur and Philanthropist
A biography of the man who created Microsoft, from his childhood to his current role running the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Jeanne M. Lesinski, 2009
6
At America's Gates: Chinese Immigration During the Exclusion ...
At America's Gates is the first book devoted entirely to both Chinese immigrants and the American immigration officials who sought to keep them out.
Erika Lee, 2003
7
Gates of Prayer: The New Union of Prayer
Profoundly rooted in Jewish tradition, Gates of Prayer has become the standard liturgical work for the Reform Movement.
Chaim Stern, 1975
8
Gates Of Fire
In Gates of Fire, Steven Pressfield tells the epic story of those legendary Spartans: the men and women who helped shaped our history and have themselves become as immortal as their gods.
Steven Pressfield, 2010
9
Poor Numbers: How We Are Misled by African Development ...
Poor Numbers is the first analysis of the production and use of African economic development statistics. Morten Jerven's research shows how the statistical capacities of sub-Saharan African economies have fallen into disarray.
Morten Jerven, 2013
10
Who Is Bill Gates?
Through the success of his now-world-famous software company, Microsoft, Bill Gates became one of the wealthiest philanthropists in history.This fascinating story of a child technology genius is sure to captivate any audience!
Patricia Brennan Demuth, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GATES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Gates is used in the context of the following news items.
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TUF 21 Finale results: Willie Gates takes out Darrell Montague in 96 …
LAS VEGAS – Willie Gates' video promo said he fought like he was double parked outside, and that turned out to be a pretty good description ... «MMAjunkie.com, Jul 15»
2
SA cabinet's bodyguards outnumber guards at border gates … - eNCA
“Today there is more VIP security for Cabinet members than there are security personnel manning our border gates,” Maimane told some 200 ... «eNCA, Jul 15»
3
Harlan County Dam's tainter gates under repair - Washington Times
Harlan County Dam's tainter gates under repair. Continued from page 1. Seven tainter gates are red-tagged. “We can't operate them. There is ... «Washington Times, Jul 15»
4
Youngstown News, Helene Gates, Carlos Martinez are engaged
Gary and Donna Gates of Struthers are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Helene Gates, and Carlos Martinez, both of Poland. «Youngstown Vindicator, Jul 15»
5
Microsoft Was 'Better Off When Bill Gates' Was In … - The Daily Caller
Las Vegas, NV–Whole Foods CEO John Mackey told the libertarian-minded audience at Freedom Fest Saturday that Microsoft was a better ... «Daily Caller, Jul 15»
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General Motors recalls crossover SUV's over problems with power …
DETROIT (AP) - General Motors is recalling nearly 780,000 crossover SUVs mainly in North America because the rear power lift gates can ... «WRDW-TV, Jul 15»
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Kevin Gates “Kno One” (NEW MUSIC) | Global Grind
A photo posted by Kevin Gates (@iamkevingates) on Jun 28, 2015 at 6:27am ... Kevin Gates switches up his style on his latest track, “Kno One. «Global Grind, Jul 15»
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Restaurants to be graded, grades to be displayed at gates: CM Punjab
LAHORE: (Web Desk) – Chief Minister Punjab has on Saturday announced that the restaurants all over Punjab will be graded on the basis of ... «DunyaNews Pakistan, Jul 15»
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Why the Chargers will be just fine without Antonio Gates | FOX Sports
The presence of tight end understudy Ladarius Green means the Chargers should be just fine while Antonio Gates serves his suspension. «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
10
Kofi Annan Praises Bill Gates And Modern Philanthropy On LinkedIn …
Here's what Kofi Annan thinks about Bill Gates and the modern ... said, “has been a major change for good,” especially the work of Bill Gates. «Fortune, Jul 15»

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