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[Medieval Latin egressus, literally, act of going out, departure, from Latin, from egredi to go out, from e- out + gradi to make one's way]
1 : the action or right of going or coming out
2 : a place or means of going out or exiting compare ingress
[i-gres] vi : to go or come out
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.