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EGRESS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does egress mean? 

EGRESS (noun)
  The noun EGRESS has 3 senses:

1. (astronomy) the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse
2. the becoming visible
3. the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent

  Familiarity information: EGRESS used as a noun is uncommon.


EGRESS (verb)
  The verb EGRESS has 1 sense:

1. come out of

  Familiarity information: EGRESS used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EGRESS (noun)


Sense 1egress [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

emersion; egress

Hypernyms ("egress" is a kind of...):

reappearance (the event of something appearing again)

Domain category:

astronomy; uranology (the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole)

Holonyms ("egress" is a part of...):

eclipse; occultation (one celestial body obscures another)

Antonym:

ingress ((astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse)


Sense 2egress [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The becoming visible

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

egress; emergence; issue

Context example:

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

Hypernyms ("egress" is a kind of...):

beginning (the event consisting of the start of something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "egress"):

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)


Sense 3egress [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

egression; egress; emergence

Hypernyms ("egress" is a kind of...):

deed; effort; exploit; feat (a notable achievement)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "egress"):

surfacing (emerging to the surface and becoming apparent)

emanation; emission (the act of emitting; causing to flow forth)


EGRESS (verb)


Sense 1egress [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Come out of

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

come forth; egress; come out; emerge; go forth; issue

Context examples:

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

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "egress"):

debouch (pass out or emerge; especially of rivers)

fall (come out; issue)

escape (issue or leak, as from a small opening)

leak (enter or escape as through a hole or crack or fissure)

radiate (issue or emerge in rays or waves)

pop out (come out suddenly or forcefully)

come out; fall out (come off)

Sentence frames:

Something is ----ing PP
Somebody ----s PP


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