Definitions for: Exit


[n] the act of going out
[n] an opening that permits escape or release; "he blocked the way out"; "the canyon had only one issue"
[n] euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing"
[v] pass from physical life and lose all all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "They children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"
[v] lose the lead, in card games
[v] move out of or depart from; "leave the room"; "the fugitive has left the country"



Webster (1913) Definition: Ex"it [L., 3d pers. sing. pres. of exire to go out. See
Exeunt, Issue.]
He (or she ) goes out, or retires from view; as, exit
Macbeth.

Note: The Latin words exit (he or she goes out), and exeunt (
they go out), are used in dramatic writings to indicate
the time of withdrawal from the stage of one or more of
the actors.


Ex"it, n. [See 1st Exit.]
1. The departure of a player from the stage, when he has
performed his part.

They have their exits and their entrances. --Shak.

2. Any departure; the act of quitting the stage of action or
of life; death; as, to make one's exit.

Sighs for his exit, vulgarly called death. --Cowper.

3. A way of departure; passage out of a place; egress; way
out.

Forcing he water forth thought its ordinary exists.
--Woodward.

Synonyms: decease, departure, die, expiration, expire, get out, go, go out, going, issue, leave, loss, outlet, pass, pass away, passing, perish, release, way out

Antonyms: be born, come in, enter, get in, get into, go in, go into, move into

See Also: asphyxiate, buy it, buy the farm, change state, choke, conk, croak, death, decease, depart, departure, die back, die down, die off, die out, drop dead, drown, eject, fall, famish, file out, get off, go, go away, going, going away, hop out, kick the bucket, leaving, log off, log out, move, opening, outfall, pip out, play, pop off, pop out, predecease, snuff it, starve, step out, succumb, suffocate, turn, undock, yield

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