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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Exit \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.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Exit \Ex"it\, noun [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 the water forth through its ordinary exits. --Woodward. Exitial

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: an opening that permits escape or release; "he blocked the way out"; "the canyon had only one issue" [syn: {exit}, {issue}, {outlet}, {way out}]

2: euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing" [syn: {passing}, {loss}, {departure}, {exit}, {expiration}, {going}, {release}]

3: the act of going out


1: move out of or depart from; "leave the room"; "the fugitive has left the country" [syn: {exit}, {go out}, {get out}, {leave}] [ant: {come in}, {enter}, {get in}, {get into}, {go in}, {go into}, {move into}]

2: lose the lead

3: pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102" [syn: {die}, {decease}, {perish}, {go}, {exit}, {pass away}, {expire}, {pass}, {kick the bucket}, {cash in one's chips}, {buy the farm}, {conk}, {give-up the ghost}, {drop dead}, {pop off}, {choke}, {croak}, {snuff it}] [ant: {be born}]

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