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Definitions of egress

  1. To go out; to leave. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To go out; to depart; to leave. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. come out of; "Water issued from the hole in the wall"; "The words seemed to come out by themselves" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. the becoming visible; "not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. The passing off from the sun's disk of an inferior planet, in a transit. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. An exit, or the act of exiting. The most famous use of this word was by P.T. Barnum, who put up a large sign in his circus tent saying "This Way to the Egress." Thinking an egress was some type of exotic bird, people eagerly went though the passage and found themselves outside the circus tent. Compare ingress.
  8. Exit or departure, as from a building; a means or place of exit. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. Act of going out: departure: the power or right to depart. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Act or power of going out; place of exit. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. A going out; place of exit. egression. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for egress

  1. However, he began digging above the point of egress in the resistant blue clay, and late that afternoon was down to bedrock again. – The Heritage of the Hills by Arthur P. Hankins
  2. Joyce, in her perplexity, dared to place her back against it, preventing his egress – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
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