A hinged barrier used to close an opening in a wall, fence, or hedge. The number of people who pay to enter a sports facility, exhibition hall, etc., for any one event. A device resembling a gate in structure or function, in particular. An electric circuit with an output that depends on the combination of several inputs. Confine (a student) to school or college. In nouns denoting an actual or alleged scandal, especially one involving a cover-up.