Definition of "exit" []

  • The act of going away or out. (noun)
  • A passage or way out: an emergency exit in a theater; took the second exit on the throughway. (noun)
  • The departure of a performer from the stage. (noun)
  • Death. (noun)
  • To make one's exit; depart. (verb-intransitive)
  • A way out; door or gate by which people may leave (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The act or an instance of going out; departure (noun)
  • The act of leaving or right to leave a particular place (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • Departure from life; death (noun)
  • The act of going offstage (noun)
  • (in Britain) a point at which vehicles may leave or join a motorway (noun)
  • The act of losing the lead deliberately (noun)
  • A card enabling one to do this (noun)
  • To go away or out; depart; leave (verb)
  • To go offstage: used as a stage direction (verb)
  • To lose the lead deliberately (verb)
  • To leave (a computer program or system) (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "exit" in a sentence
  • "And the term exit strategy is really not a good discussion."
  • "For better or worse, the term "exit" is synonymous with one of two things in a business owner's mind: selling or dying."
  • "Gates says he hates the term exit strategy but that's what this surge is - a plan to go in hard get out fast. by mtntexas December 2, 2009 7: 35 PM EST"