Definitions for: Egress


[n] the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent
[n] the becoming visible; "not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins"
[n] (astronomy) the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse
[v] come out of; "Water issued from the hole in the wall"; "The words seemed to come out by themselves"



Webster (1913) Definition: E"gress, n. [L. egressus, fr. egredi to go out; e out +
gradi to go. See Grade.]
1. The act of going out or leaving, or the power to leave;
departure.

Embarred from all egress and regress. --Holland.

Gates of burning adamant, Barred over us, prohibit
all egress. --Milton.

2. (Astron.) The passing off from the sun's disk of an
inferior planet, in a transit.


E*gress", v. i.
To go out; to depart; to leave.

Synonyms: come forth, come out, egression, emerge, emergence, emergence, emersion, go forth, issue, issue

Antonyms: immersion, ingress

See Also: all out, beginning, debouch, deed, dissilience, eclipse, effort, emanation, emission, eruption, escape, exploit, fall, feat, leak, occultation, pop out, radiate, reappearance, surfacing

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