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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)

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.

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"