Regressed vs Egressed - What's the difference?

regressed | egressed |

As verbs the difference between regressed and egressed

is that regressed is (regress) while egressed is (egress).

As an adjective regressed

is that has been subject to regression.




  • (regress)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That has been subject to regression
  • egressed



  • (egress)

  • egress


    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) + gressus


  • An exit or way out.
  • :
  • *(John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • *:Gates of burning adamant, / Barred over us, prohibit all egress .
  • * (1810-1891) (used by him to hurry customers out of his side show)
  • *:Right this way to the Egress !
  • *
  • *:Serene, smiling, enigmatic, she faced him with no fear whatever showing in her dark eyes.She put back a truant curl from her forehead where it had sought egress to the world, and looked him full in the face now, drawing a deep breath which caused the round of her bosom to lift the lace at her throat.
  • The process of exiting or leaving.
  • *2003 , International Building Code (IBC), Chapter 10 section 1001.1 :
  • *:Buildings or portions thereof shall be provided with a means of egress system as required this chapter. The provisions of this chapter shall control the design, construction and arrangement of means egress components required to provide an approved means of egress from structures and portions thereof.
  • (lb) The end of the apparent transit of a small astronomical body over the disk of a larger one.
  • Synonyms
    * (exit) exit, way out, outgang * (process of exiting) departure, exit, exiting, leaving
    * (exit) entrance, ingress, way in,regress * (process of exiting) entering, entrance

    Etymology 2

    * From (etyl) egressum, past participle egredi.


  • To exit or leave; to go or come out.
  • Synonyms
    * (exit) come out, depart, exit, go out, leave
    * (exit) come in, enter, go in English heteronyms