English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'ingress'

(noun) 
Definition
the act of going or coming in
The wood may have been weakened by the ingress of water.
Synonyms
, , ,
leakage
,
seepage
The industry's chemical seepage has caused untold damage.
, ,
inrush
(noun) 
Definition
the right or permission to enter
A lorry was blocking the ingress.
Synonyms
entrance
Hewitt gained entrance to the house by pretending to be a heating engineer.
,
access
The facilities have been adapted to give access to wheelchair users.
,
entry
Entry to the museum is free.
,
door
I was knocking at the front door.
,
admission
There has been a slight increase in hospital admissions.
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entrée
She had gained an entrée into the city's cultivated society.
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admittance
He is trying to gain admittance into medical school.
,
right of entry

Additional synonyms

in the sense of access
Definition
the right or opportunity to use something or enter a place
The facilities have been adapted to give access to wheelchair users.
in the sense of admission
Definition
permission to join an organization
There has been a slight increase in hospital admissions.
in the sense of admittance
Definition
the right to enter
He is trying to gain admittance into medical school.
Synonyms
way in,
allowing,
admitting,
letting in

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