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ē-grĕdĭor , gressus, 3 (
I.inf. egredier, Plaut. Poen. 3, 4, 32), v. dep. n. and a.
I. Neutr., to go or come out, come forth (class.).
A. Lit.
1. In gen., with e or ex: “foras e fano,Plaut. Rud. 2, 3, 4; cf.: “e fano huc,id. ib. 3, 2, 49: “e cubiculo,Cic. Rep. 1, 12: “ex oppido,Caes. B. G. 2, 13, 2; 7, 11, 7: “ex suis finibus,id. ib. 6, 31, 4: “ex castris,id. ib. 6, 36, 2: “e curia,Liv. 2, 48; 7, 31 et saep.—With a or ab: “ab sese,Plaut. Truc. 4, 3, 78; id. Epid. 3, 2, 44; Ter. And. 1, 3, 21; id. Ph. 5, 1, 5; Suet. Claud. 23; cf.: “a nobis foras,Ter. Heaut. 3, 2, 50. —With simple abl.: “domo,Plaut. Aul. 1, 2, 1: “portă,Cic. Tusc. 1, 7; Caes. B. G. 7, 28, 3; Liv. 9, 16: “Romă,Cic. Quint. 6, 24; Hor. S. 1, 5, 1; cf. Suet. Aug. 53; id. Tib. 40: “tabernaculo,id. Aug. 91: “triclinio,id. Calig. 36 et saep.; cf.: “domo foras,Plaut. Merc. 4, 6, 5.—With adv.: “hinc,Plaut. Men. 2, 2, 74: “intus,id. Pers. 2, 4, 30: “unde,Caes. B. G. 5, 37, 4 et saep.—Absol.: “placide egredere,Plaut. Curc. 1, 3, 1; so id. Cas. 3, 2, 6; id. Mil. 2, 6, 59; id. Poen. 3, 2, 36 sq. et saep.: “foras,Plaut. Am. 5, 1, 27; id. Curc. 4, 1, 5; id. Cas. 2, 1, 15; id. Mil. 4, 1, 40; 4, 5, 16 et saep.: “obviam,Liv. 9, 16: “per medias hostium stationes,id. 5, 46; cf. poet.: “per Veneris res,Lucr. 2, 437: “extra munitiones,Caes. B. G. 6, 35, 9; 6, 36, 1; id. B. C. 3, 65, 4: “extra fines, terminos, cancellos,Cic. Quint. 10, 35 sq.: “extra portam,Liv. 3, 68; cf.: ad portam, i. e. out to the gate. id. 33, 47 fin.: “in vadum,id. 8, 24 et saep.—
b. In an upward direction, to go up, climb, mount, ascend: “scalis egressi,Sall. J. 60, 6 Kritz.; cf.: “ad summum montis,id. ib. 93, 2: “in tumulum,Liv. 26, 44: “in altitudinem,id. 40, 22: “in vallum,Tac. H. 3, 29: “in tectum,id. ib. 3, 71: “in moenia,id. ib. 4, 29: “in sublime (liquor),Plin. 2, 42, 42, § 111: “altius,Ov. M. 2, 136.—
2. In partic.
a. Milit. t. t.
(α). To step out, leave: “ne quispiam ordine egrederetur,Sall. J. 45, 2.—
(β). To move out, march out: “e castris,Caes. B. G. 7, 36, 7; 7, 58, 2 al.: “castris,id. ib. 2, 11, 1; Sall. J. 91, 3.—Absol., Caes. B. C. 3, 77, 1; Sall. J. 91, 2; 106, 4; cf. “also: in pacata,Liv. 10, 32: “ad proelium,Caes. B. C. 2, 35, 5: “ad oppugnandum,Sall. J. 59, 1.—
b. Naut. t. t.
(α). (Ex) navi or absol., to disembark from a vessel, to land: “ex navi,Cic. Vatin. 5, 12; Caes. B. G. 4, 26, 2; id. B. C. 3, 106, 4: “navi,id. B. G. 4, 21, 9; Liv. 45, 13; cf. “ratibus,Ov. M. 8, 153; and absol., Caes. B. G. 4, 23, 4; Liv. 1, 1; Ov. H. 21, 91; cf.: “in terram,Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 51; Front. Strat. 2, 5, 44: “in litus,id. ib. 1, 5, 7.—
(β). E portu, or absol., to set sail, Cic. Att. 6, 8, 4; Quint. 10, 7, 23; Ov. Tr. 1, 10, 6.—
B. Trop. in speaking, to digress, depart, deviate, wander (rarely): “a proposito ornandi causa,Cic. Brut. 21, 82; cf.: “ex quibus,Quint. 3, 9, 4.—Absol., Quint. 4, 3, 15: “extra praescriptum,id. 1, 1, 27.
II. Act., to go beyond, to pass out of, to leave (freq. in the historians, partic. since the Aug. per.; not ante-class., nor in Cic.).
A. Lit.: “fines,Caes. B. G. 1, 44, 7: “munitiones nostras,id. B. C. 3, 52 fin.: “flumen Mulucham,Sall. J. 110 fin.: “urbem,Liv. 1, 29 fin.; 3, 57 fin.; 22, 55 fin. al.: “tecta,Plin. Ep. 6, 20, 8: “tentoria,Tac. A. 1, 30; Luc. 5, 510 et saep.: “navem,Front. Strat. 1, 12, 1 Oud. N. cr.: “portum (navis),Quint. 4, 1, 61. —
B. Trop., to overstep, surpass, exceed: “per omnia fortunam hominis egressus,Vell. 2, 40, 2; so, “vetus familia neque tamen praeturam egressa,yet had attained no higher honor than, Tac. A. 3, 30: “quintum annum,Quint. 6 prooem. § 6:“ modum,id. 8, 6, 16; 9, 4, 146; Tac. A. 13, 2: “sexum,id. ib. 16, 10 fin.: “clementiam majorum suasque leges,id. ib. 3, 24: “relationem,id. ib. 2, 38: “medios metus,Val. Fl. 2, 277 et saep.: “tecta altitudinem moenium egressa,Tac. H. 3, 30 fin.
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