Dictionary.com

egression

[ ih-gresh-uhn ]
/ ɪˈgrɛʃ ən /
Save This Word!

noun

a going out; egress.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON “ITS” VS. “IT’S”!

Apostrophes can be tricky; prove you know the difference between it’s and its in this crafty quiz!
Question 1 of 12
On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.

Origin of egression

1500–10; <Latin ēgressiōn- (stem of ēgressiō) a going out, equivalent to ēgress(us), past participle of ēgredī (see egress) + -iōn--ion
aggression, egression
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
What's This Word?