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Meaning of INGRESS

Pronunciation:  'in`gres

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of entering; "she made a grand entrance"
  2. [n]  (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse
 

INGRESS is a 7 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: entering, entrance, entry, immersion, incoming
 
 Antonyms: egress, emersion
 
 See Also: accession, admission, admittance, arrival, disappearance, eclipse, enrollment, enrolment, entree, incursion, intrusion, irruption, occultation, penetration, registration

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \In"gress\, n. [L. ingressus, fr. ingredi. See
    {Ingredient}.]
    1. The act of entering; entrance; as, the ingress of air into
       the lungs.
    
    2. Power or liberty of entrance or access; means of entering;
       as, all ingress was prohibited.
    
    3. (Astron.) The entrance of the moon into the shadow of the
       earth in eclipses, the sun's entrance into a sign, etc.
    
    
  2. \In"gress\, v. i.
    To go in; to enter. [R.]
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: access, adit, admission, admittance, air lock, approach, channel, come in, conduit, corridor, course, ditch, duct, egress, entrance, entranceway, entree, entry, entryway, exit, gangplank, gangway, go in, hall, in, ingression, inlet, intake, means of access, opening, passage, passageway, penetrate, trench, trough, troughing, troughway, tunnel, vestibule, way, way in
 

 

 

 

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