egress

If you want to leave a place, you need a means of egress, or a way to exit, such as a door or window. It was a beautiful old house, but without enough ways of egress, they needed outdoor fire-stairs for reaching the upper floors.

Egress comes from a Latin word meaning "going out." An egress is basically the same thing as an exit. (Egress can also be used as a verb, "to exit," but less frequently than as a noun.) When buildings undergo inspection, one of the main safety features under review is the number and placement of doors and windows, the "means of egress," in case of fire or other emergency.

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

Synonyms:
egression, emergence
Types:
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surfacing
emerging to the surface and becoming apparent
emanation, emission
the act of emitting; causing to flow forth
radiation
the act of spreading outward from a central source
discharge, venting
the act of venting
Type of:
act, deed, human action, human activity
something that people do or cause to happen

n the becoming visible

Synonyms:
emergence, issue
Types:
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
Type of:
beginning
the event consisting of the start of something

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

Synonyms:
emersion
Antonyms:
immersion, ingress
(astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse
Type of:
reappearance
the event of something appearing again

v come out of

Synonyms:
come forth, come out, emerge, go forth, issue
Types:
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pop out
come out suddenly or forcefully
radiate
issue or emerge in rays or waves
leak
enter or escape as through a hole or crack or fissure
escape
issue or leak, as from a small opening
fall
come out; issue
debouch
pass out or emerge; especially of rivers
come out, fall out
come off

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