Definition of egress noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈiːɡres//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈiːɡres//
[uncountable] (formal)
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the act of leaving a place doorways intended for egress only compare access, ingress Word Origin mid 16th cent.: from Latin egressus ‘gone out’, from the verb egredi, from ex- ‘out’ + gradi ‘to step’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: egress