Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “gateway”

See all translations

gateway

noun [C] uk   /ˈɡeɪt.weɪ/ us  
an entrance through a wall, fence, etc. where there is a gategateway to somewhere a place through which you have to go to get to a particular area: Manchester is known as the gateway to the north. something in a system that allows you to use its other parts: The bank is your gateway to a whole range of financial services.
Translations of “gateway”
in Korean 입구…
in Arabic بَوّابة…
in Portuguese portão, portal…
in Catalan entrada, porta…
in Japanese (門の)入り口…
in Italian cancello, entrata, ingresso…
in Chinese (Traditional) (圍牆或籬笆等的)出入口…
in Russian ворота, проход…
in Turkish giriş yolu…
in Chinese (Simplified) (围墙或篱笆等的)出入口…
in Polish brama…
(Definition of gateway from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of gateway?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “gateway” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

be as cold as ice

to be extremely cold

Word of the Day

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More