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1. The act of coming or going out; emergence.
2. The right to leave or go out: denied the refugees egress.
3. A path or opening for going out; an exit.
4. Astronomy The emergence of a celestial body from eclipse or occultation.
intr.v. e·gressed, e·gress·ing, e·gress·es
To go out; emerge.

[Latin ēgressus, from past participle of ēgredī, to go out : ē-, ex-, ex- + gradī, to go; see ghredh- in Indo-European roots.]


1. Also called: egression the act of going or coming out; emergence
2. a way out, such as a path; exit
3. the right or permission to go out or depart
4. (Astronomy) astronomy another name for emersion2
vb (intr)
to go forth; issue
[C16: from Latin ēgredī to come forth, depart, from gradī to move, step]


(n. ˈi grɛs; v. ɪˈgrɛs)

1. the act of going out or leaving.
2. the right to go out.
3. a means or place of going out; exit.
4. the emergence of a heavenly body from an eclipse, transit, etc.
5. to go out; emerge.
[1530–40; < Latin ēgressus going out, escape; compare grade]
e•gres′sion, n.


Past participle: egressed
Gerund: egressing

I egress
you egress
he/she/it egresses
we egress
you egress
they egress
I egressed
you egressed
he/she/it egressed
we egressed
you egressed
they egressed
Present Continuous
I am egressing
you are egressing
he/she/it is egressing
we are egressing
you are egressing
they are egressing
Present Perfect
I have egressed
you have egressed
he/she/it has egressed
we have egressed
you have egressed
they have egressed
Past Continuous
I was egressing
you were egressing
he/she/it was egressing
we were egressing
you were egressing
they were egressing
Past Perfect
I had egressed
you had egressed
he/she/it had egressed
we had egressed
you had egressed
they had egressed
I will egress
you will egress
he/she/it will egress
we will egress
you will egress
they will egress
Future Perfect
I will have egressed
you will have egressed
he/she/it will have egressed
we will have egressed
you will have egressed
they will have egressed
Future Continuous
I will be egressing
you will be egressing
he/she/it will be egressing
we will be egressing
you will be egressing
they will be egressing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been egressing
you have been egressing
he/she/it has been egressing
we have been egressing
you have been egressing
they have been egressing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been egressing
you will have been egressing
he/she/it will have been egressing
we will have been egressing
you will have been egressing
they will have been egressing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been egressing
you had been egressing
he/she/it had been egressing
we had been egressing
you had been egressing
they had been egressing
I would egress
you would egress
he/she/it would egress
we would egress
you would egress
they would egress
Past Conditional
I would have egressed
you would have egressed
he/she/it would have egressed
we would have egressed
you would have egressed
they would have egressed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.egress - (astronomy) the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse
astronomy, uranology - the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
reappearance - the event of something appearing again; "the reappearance of Halley's comet"
eclipse, occultation - one celestial body obscures another
ingress, immersion - (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse
2.egress - the becoming visible; "not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins"
beginning - the event consisting of the start of something; "the beginning of the war"
eruption - the emergence of a tooth as it breaks through the gum
dissilience - the emergence of seeds as seed pods burst open when they are ripe
3.egress - the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent
human action, human activity, act, deed - something that people do or cause to happen
surfacing - emerging to the surface and becoming apparent
emission, emanation - the act of emitting; causing to flow forth
Verb1.egress - come out of; "Water issued from the hole in the wall"; "The words seemed to come out by themselves"
pop out - come out suddenly or forcefully; "you stick a bill in the vending machine and the change pops out"
radiate - issue or emerge in rays or waves; "Heat radiated from the metal box"
leak - enter or escape as through a hole or crack or fissure; "Water leaked out of the can into the backpack"; "Gas leaked into the basement"
escape - issue or leak, as from a small opening; "Gas escaped into the bedroom"
fall - come out; issue; "silly phrases fell from her mouth"
debouch - pass out or emerge; especially of rivers; "The tributary debouched into the big river"
fall out, come out - come off; "His hair and teeth fell out"


The act of leaving:


[ˈiːgres] N (frm) → salida f
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