Egress - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈiːɡres|  American pronunciation of the word egress
Brit.  |ˈiːɡrɛs|  British pronunciation of the word egress


- (astronomy) the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse (syn: emersion)
- the becoming visible (syn: emergence, issue)
- the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent (syn: egression, emergence)


- come out of (syn: emerge, issue)


The auditorium is designed to provide easy egress in an emergency.

...the only egress from the nightclub was a dark, narrow stairway to the street below...

The furniture blocked his egress from out of kitchen.

Apparently, that building has no rear fire egress.

The system lets you lower the truck to ease ingress and egress, and raise it for added ground clearance.

Ingress to and egress from the freeway were made difficult by the construction.

...with limited ingress and egress to the freeway, the stadium is the frequent scene of bottlenecks...

Slaps in the dykes admit easy ingress and egress.

See also:  WebsterWiktionaryLongman