What does egress mean?

Definitions for egressˈi grɛs; ɪˈgrɛs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word egress.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. egress, emersion(noun)

    (astronomy) the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse

  2. emergence, egress, issue(noun)

    the becoming visible

    "not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins"

  3. egress, egression, emergence(verb)

    the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent

  4. issue, emerge, come out, come forth, go forth, egress(verb)

    come out of

    "Water issued from the hole in the wall"; "The words seemed to come out by themselves"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Egress(noun)

    the act of going out or leaving, or the power to leave; departure

  2. Egress(noun)

    the passing off from the sun's disk of an inferior planet, in a transit

  3. Egress(verb)

    to go out; to depart; to leave

  4. Origin: [L. egressus, fr. egredi to go out; e out + gradi to go. See Grade.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Egress

    ē′gres, n. act of going out: departure: the way out: the power or right to depart.—n. Egres′sion, the act of going out. [L. egredi, egressuse, out, forth, and gradi, to go.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of egress in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of egress in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The B-52:

    Those were the only three seats we had activated for egress.

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