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ingress

[ in-gres ]SEE DEFINITION OF ingress
  • nounthe act or right of entering
  • nounopening

Synonyms for ingress

  • access
  • admission
  • entrance
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The waters of the great deep have ingress and egress to the soul.

They told him they could give him ingress at a point in the long walls leading to Lechaeum.

Any other mode of ingress was impossible for any beast of burden.

There were for a few days much hurry and bustle, both of egress and of ingress.

It was as though an invisible barrier had been raised to prevent his ingress.

Yet the workman must have entered by some ingress—if only Dick could discover it!

Neither are there any not equally subject to the ingress and egress of mortality.

He looks about him, and discovers that is the door of egress, not of ingress.

But Renwick was not sure that there was no other means of ingress.

People go too often now-a-days to make their ingress or egress of consequence.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Latin ingressus "an advance; walking; an entry," from past participle stem of ingredi "to step into, enter" (see ingredient). The verb, sometimes said to be American English, is attested from early 14c.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INGRESS

access

nounadmission, means of entry, approach

aisle

nounpassageway dividing something

arrival

nouncoming to a destination
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