Synonyms of 'ingress'
the act of going or coming inThe wood may have been weakened by the ingress of water.
the right or permission to enterA lorry was blocking the ingress.
Hewitt gained entrance to the house by pretending to be a heating engineer.
The facilities have been adapted to give access to wheelchair users.
Entry to the museum is free.
I was knocking at the front door.
There has been a slight increase in hospital admissions.
She had gained an entrée into the city's cultivated society.
He is trying to gain admittance into medical school.
right of entry
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in the sense of access
the right or opportunity to use something or enter a placeThe facilities have been adapted to give access to wheelchair users.
in the sense of admission
permission to join an organizationThere has been a slight increase in hospital admissions.
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Thesaurus for ingress from the Collins English Thesaurus
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