Associations to the word «Gateway»


GATEWAY, noun. ​An entrance capable of being blocked by use of a gate.
GATEWAY, noun. Any point that represents the beginning of a transition from one place or phase to another.
GATEWAY, noun. A point at which freight moving from one territory to another is interchanged between transportation lines.
GATEWAY, noun. (digital communications) In wireless internet, an access point with additional software capabilities such as providing NAT and DHCP, which may also provide VPN support, roaming, firewalls, various levels of security, etc.
GATEWAY, verb. (transitive) (digital communications) To make available via a gateway, or access point.
GATEWAY CITY, proper noun. (somewhat informal) The city of Saint Louis, in Missouri.
GATEWAY DRUG, noun. An addictive substance that is seen as relatively harmless by itself, but is believed to encourage the user to experiment with more harmful substances.
GATEWAY DRUGS, noun. Plural of gateway drug

Dictionary definition

GATEWAY, noun. An entrance that can be closed by a gate.

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche