egress

[n. ee-gres; v. ih-gres]
noun
1.
the act or an instance of going, especially from an enclosed place.
2.
a means or place of going out; an exit.
3.
the right or permission to go out.
4.
Astronomy, emersion ( def 1 ).
verb (used without object)
5.
to go out; emerge.

Origin:
1530–40; < Latin ēgressus going out, escape, equivalent to ēgred(ī) to go out (ē- e-1 + -gredī, combining form of gradī to go, step; cf. grade) + -tus suffix of v. action

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egress
 
n
1.  Also called: egression the act of going or coming out; emergence
2.  a way out, such as a path; exit
3.  the right or permission to go out or depart
4.  astronomy another name for emersion
 
vb
5.  to go forth; issue
 
[C16: from Latin ēgredī to come forth, depart, from gradī to move, step]

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egress
1538, from L. egressus, from egredi "go out," from ex- "out" + -gredi, comb. form of gradi "step, go."
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Example sentences
The ballroom is accessible by escalator and it's designed to allow access and
  egress for big groups.
But the single means of egress is blocked by a wooden gate and a guard.
The flight crew is responsible for the safe egress of the passengers.
These are wood-frame houses with no sprinklers and only two means of egress.
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