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Egress vs. Exit

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  • Egress (noun)

    An exit or way out.

    "The window provides an egress in the event of an emergency."

  • Egress (noun)

    The process of exiting or leaving.

  • Egress (noun)

    The end of the apparent transit of a small astronomical body over the disk of a larger one.

  • Egress (verb)

    To exit or leave; to go or come out.

  • Exit (noun)

    A way out.

    "He was looking for the exit and got lost."

  • Exit (noun)

    A passage or gate from inside someplace to the outside, outgang.

    "She stood at the exit of the house looking back and waving at those inside."

  • Exit (noun)

    The action of leaving.

    "He made his exit at the opportune time."

  • Exit (noun)

    Death.

    "The untimely exit of a consummate politician."

  • Exit (verb)

    To go out.

  • Exit (verb)

    To leave.

  • Exit (verb)

    To die.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Egress (noun)

    The act of going out or leaving, or the power to leave; departure.

  • Egress (noun)

    The passing off from the sun's disk of an inferior planet, in a transit.

  • Egress (verb)

    To go out; to depart; to leave.

  • Exit

    He (or she ) goes out, or retires from view; as, exit Macbeth.

  • Exit (noun)

    The departure of a player from the stage, when he has performed his part.

  • Exit (noun)

    Any departure; the act of quitting the stage of action or of life; death; as, to make one's exit.

  • Exit (noun)

    A way of departure; passage out of a place; egress; way out.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Egress (noun)

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

  • Egress (noun)

    the becoming visible;

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

  • Egress (noun)

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

  • Egress (verb)

    come out of;

    "Water issued from the hole in the wall"

    "The words seemed to come out by themselves"

  • Exit (noun)

    an opening that permits escape or release;

    "he blocked the way out"

    "the canyon had only one issue"

  • Exit (noun)

    euphemistic expressions for death;

    "thousands mourned his passing"

  • Exit (noun)

    the act of going out

  • Exit (verb)

    move out of or depart from;

    "leave the room"

    "the fugitive has left the country"

  • Exit (verb)

    lose the lead

  • Exit (verb)

    pass from physical life and lose all all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life;

    "She died from cancer"

    "They children perished in the fire"

    "The patient went peacefully"

Princeton's WordNet

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