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English noun: egress

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


Broader (hypernym)reappearance

Part meronymeclipse, occultation

Domain categoryastronomy, uranology

Antonymsingress, immersion

2. egress (event) the becoming visible

SamplesNot a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins.

Synonymsemergence, issue

Broader (hypernym)beginning

Narrower (hyponym)dissilience, eruption

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

Synonymsegression, emergence

Broader (hypernym)act, deed, human action, human activity

Narrower (hyponym)emanation, emission, surfacing

English verb: egress

1. egress (change) come out of

SamplesWater issued from the hole in the wall.
The words seemed to come out by themselves.

Synonymscome forth, come out, emerge, go forth, issue

Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Narrower (hyponym)come out, debouch, escape, fall, fall out, leak, pop out, radiate

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