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exit

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ex·it \ˈeg-zət, ˈek-sət\

Definition of exit

  1. —used as a stage direction to specify who goes off stage

Origin and Etymology of exit

Latin, he goes out, from exire to go out, from ex- + ire to go — more at issue


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exit

noun ex·it

Definition of exit

  1. 1 [1exit] :  a departure from a stage

  2. 2a :  the act of going out or away made an early exitb :  death

  3. 3 :  a way out of an enclosed place or space

  4. 4 :  one of the designated points of departure from an expressway

exitless

adjective

Examples of exit in a Sentence

  1. Use the emergency exit in case of fire.

  2. There are 12 exits in the building.

  3. We can't get out this way: the sign says No Exit.

Origin and Etymology of exit

Latin exitus, from exire


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exit

verb ex·it

Definition of exit

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to go out or away :  depart

  3. 2 :  die

  4. transitive verb
  5. 1 :  leave 3a

  6. 2 :  to cause (a computer program or routine) to cease running

Examples of exit in a Sentence

  1. The team exited the tournament early.

  2. Save your work and then exit the program.

First Known Use of exit

1607



EXIT Defined for English Language Learners

exit

noun

Definition of exit for English Language Learners

  • : something (such as a door) that is used as a way to go out of a place

  • : the act of going out or away from something

  • : the act of leaving a situation, competition, etc.

exit

verb

Definition of exit for English Language Learners

  • : to go out of a place or situation : to make an exit

  • : to cause (a computer program) to stop when you have finished using it


EXIT Defined for Kids

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exit

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noun ex·it \ˈeg-zət, ˈek-sət\

Definition of exit for Students

  1. 1 :  the act of going out of or away from a place :  departure He made his exit.

  2. 2 :  a way of getting out of a place


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exit

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verb ex·it

Definition of exit for Students

exited

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exiting

  1. :  leave 5, depart



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