verb (used without object)
Examples from the Web for egress
But it soon became certain that there was no egress from this gullet.The English at the North Pole|Jules Verne
There was but one flight of steps to the summit, and no mode of egress save by the entrance from whence they led.
Till that time it will be as well to prevent all ingress and egress here; and at that time I will come again.The Three Perils of Man, Vol. 3 (of 3)|James Hogg
Then, with a low bow, he rose to his feet, and made his egress.Hildebrand|Anonymous
Peter's attempt to effect an egress was as unsuccessful as that of the priest.Rookwood|William Harrison Ainsworth
British Dictionary definitions for egress
verb (ɪˈɡrɛs) (intr)
Word Origin for egress
Word Origin and History for egress
1530s, from Latin egressus "a going out," noun use of past participle of egredi "go out," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + -gredi, comb. form of gradi "step, go" (see grade). Perhaps a back-formation from egression (early 15c.).