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exit

noun

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1 a place or means of going out
  • all of the building's exits were being watched by security guards

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2 the act of leaving a place
  • the movie star's quick exit through the back of the hotel went unnoticed by the horde of photographers waiting out front

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3 the permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities
  • determined that his exit be from a place and time of his own choosing, the terminally ill patient opted for suicide

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exit

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of exit (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to leave a place often for another
  • in case of fire, exit from the building in a calm and orderly fashion

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2 to stop living
  • expressed her wish to exit surrounded by family and friends

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The first known use of exit was circa 1548

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“Exit.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/exit. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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