how to pronounce gates


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The above transcription of gates is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

gates is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of gates in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… i'm not in the uh bill gates realm of of …”

meanings of gates


  1. A town in Tennessee, United States.
  2. A town in New York, United States.
  3. A rural community in British Columbia, Canada.
  4. An unincorporated community in Nebraska, United States.
  5. A placename.
  6. Ellipsis of Gates County.
  7. An unincorporated community in North Carolina, United States.
  8. A topographic surname​.
  9. A city in Oregon, United States.


  1. Plural of gate.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of gate.

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