Egress meaning

ēgrĕs
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To go out; emerge.
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The right to leave or go out.

Denied the refugees egress.

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See ingress.
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A path or opening for going out; an exit.
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The definition of an egress is the way out or act of going out.

An example of egress is the exit at a movie theater.

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The act of coming or going out; emergence.
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(astronomy) The emergence of a celestial body from eclipse or occultation.
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The act of going out or forth; emergence.
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A way out; exit.
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An exit or way out.

The window provides an egress in the event of an emergency.

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The process of exiting or leaving.
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(astronomy) The end of the apparent transit of a small astronomical body over the disk of a larger one.
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(intransitive) To exit or leave; to go or come out.
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The right to go out.
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Origin of egress

  • Latin ēgressus from past participle of ēgredī to go out ē-, ex- ex- gradī to go ghredh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin ēgressus, from ex- + gressus

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin egressum, past participle egredi.

    From Wiktionary