[noun ee-gres; verb ih-gres]
the act or an instance of going, especially from an enclosed place.
a means or place of going out; an exit.
the right or permission to go out.
Astronomy. emersion(def 1).
verb (used without object)
to go out; emerge.
Origin of egress
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Related Words for egressingemerge, derive, originate, stem, arise, radiate, exude, emit, materialize, loom, develop, appear, show, rise, surface, arrive, leave, go, avoid, proceed
verb (ɪˈɡrɛs) (intr)
to go forth; issue
Word Origin for egress
C16: from Latin ēgredī to come forth, depart, from gradī to move, step
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