What is another word for tollgate?

64 synonyms found


[ tˈə͡ʊlɡe͡ɪt], [ tˈə‍ʊlɡe‍ɪt], [ t_ˈəʊ_l_ɡ_eɪ_t]

How to use "Tollgate" in context?

Tollgate can be defined as a toll road or expressway that charges motorists for using the facility. The word "toll" comes from the Old English word toll, meaning an act or a contribution. In its modern usage, tollgate typically refers to a toll facility that collects money from drivers who use the road. Tollgates are commonly found on highways, motorways, and toll bridges. Some tollgates are operated by the government, while others are operated by private companies. The purpose of a tollgate is to generate revenue for the entity that operates it.

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