exit

To exit is to go out of or leave a place. When an actor exits, he moves off the stage and out of sight of the audience.

You can literally exit a room or a building, or exit in a more figurative way: "She decided to exit politics after two terms as Senator." The door or passage through which you exit can also be called an exit, like the emergency exit on a train or airplane. The stage direction, as in "exit, stage left," is the original English use of the word, from the Latin exitus, "a leaving, a going out."

Primary Meanings of exit

1.
vn
move out of or depart from
an opening that permits escape or release
2.
nv
euphemistic expressions for death
pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
3.
v
lose the lead
Full Definitions of exit
1

v move out of or depart from

Synonyms:
get out, go out, leave
go away, go forth, leave
go away from a place
Antonyms:
come in, enter, get in, get into, go in, go into, move into
to come or go into
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depart, go, go away
move away from a place into another direction
pop out
exit briefly
file out
march out, in a file
get off, hop out
get out of quickly
fall out
leave (a barracks) in order to take a place in a military formation, or leave a military formation
get off
leave a vehicle, aircraft, etc.
step out
go outside a room or building for a short period of time
eject
leave an aircraft rapidly, using an ejection seat or capsule
undock
move out of a dock
log off, log out
exit a computer
blow, shove along, shove off
leave; informal or rude
detrain
leave a train
deplane
get off an airplane
Type of:
move
move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

n an opening that permits escape or release

Synonyms:
issue, outlet, way out
Types:
outfall
the outlet of a river or drain or other source of water
Type of:
opening
a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made

n the act of going out

Type of:
departure, going, going away, leaving
the act of departing
2

n euphemistic expressions for death

Synonyms:
departure, expiration, going, loss, passing, release
Type of:
death, decease, expiry
the event of dying or departure from life

v pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life

Synonyms:
buy the farm, cash in one's chips, choke, conk, croak, decease, die, drop dead, expire, give-up the ghost, go, kick the bucket, pass, pass away, perish, pop off, snuff it
break, break down, conk out, die, fail, give out, give way, go, go bad
stop operating or functioning
die
suffer or face the pain of death
Antonyms:
be born
come into existence through birth
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abort
cease development, die, and be aborted
asphyxiate, stifle, suffocate
be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen
buy it, pip out
be killed or die;
drown
die from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating
predecease
die before; die earlier than
famish, starve
die of food deprivation
fall
die, as in battle or in a hunt
succumb, yield
be fatally overwhelmed
strangle
die from strangulation
Type of:
change state, turn
undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
3

v lose the lead

Type of:
play
participate in games or sport

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