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INGRESS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does ingress mean? 

INGRESS (noun)
  The noun INGRESS has 2 senses:

1. (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse
2. the act of entering

  Familiarity information: INGRESS used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INGRESS (noun)


Sense 1ingress [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

ingress; immersion

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

disappearance (the event of passing out of sight)

Domain category:

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

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

eclipse; occultation (one celestial body obscures another)

Antonym:

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


Sense 2ingress [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of entering

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

incoming; entering; ingress; entrance; entry

Context example:

she made a grand entrance

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

arrival (the act of arriving at a certain place)

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

incursion (the act of entering some territory or domain (often in large numbers))

intrusion (entrance by force or without permission or welcome)

irruption (a sudden violent entrance; a bursting in)

entree (the act of entering)

enrollment; enrolment; registration (the act of enrolling)

penetration (the act of entering into or through something)

admission; admittance (the act of admitting someone to enter)


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