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From ex- (out of) +‎ gradior (I step)



ēgredior (present infinitive ēgredī, perfect active ēgressus sum); third conjugation iō-variant, deponent

  1. I go or come out or forth; march or step out.
  2. I disembark, land.
  3. I ascend, mount.
  4. (figuratively) I digress, deviate, wander.
  5. (transitive) I go beyond, pass out of or leave somewhere.
  6. (figuratively) I overstep, surpass, exceed, transgress.


   Conjugation of egredior (third conjugation -variant, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ēgredior ēgrederis, ēgredere ēgreditur ēgredimur ēgrediminī ēgrediuntur
imperfect ēgrediēbar ēgrediēbāris, ēgrediēbāre ēgrediēbātur ēgrediēbāmur ēgrediēbāminī ēgrediēbantur
future ēgrediar ēgrediēris, ēgrediēre ēgrediētur ēgrediēmur ēgrediēminī ēgredientur
perfect ēgressus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect ēgressus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect ēgressus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ēgrediar ēgrediāris, ēgrediāre ēgrediātur ēgrediāmur ēgrediāminī ēgrediantur
imperfect ēgrederer ēgrederēris, ēgrederēre ēgrederētur ēgrederēmur ēgrederēminī ēgrederentur
perfect ēgressus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect ēgressus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ēgredere ēgrediminī
future ēgreditor ēgreditor ēgrediuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives ēgredī ēgressus esse ēgressūrus esse
participles ēgrediēns ēgressus ēgressūrus ēgrediendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
ēgredī ēgrediendī ēgrediendō ēgrediendum ēgressum ēgressū

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  • egredior in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • egredior in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • egredior in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to leave a place: egredi loco; excedere ex loco
    • to go outside the gate: extra portam egredi
    • to digress from the point at issue: a proposito aberrare, declinare, deflectere, digredi, egredi
    • to land, disembark: exire, egredi in terram