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  1. ex·it
  2. noun


    • 1. go out of or leave a place:

      the bullet entered her back and exited through her chest they exited from the aircraft elephants enter and exit the forest on narrow paths
    • 2. (of an actor) leave the stage.

    • 3. used as a stage direction in a printed play to indicate that a character leaves the stage:

      exit Pamela
    • 4. leave a particular situation:

      organizations that do not have freedom to exit from unprofitable markets
    • 5. terminate a process or program, usually returning to an earlier or more general level of interaction:

      this key enables you to temporarily exit from a LIFESPAN option
    • 6. relinquish the lead:

      declarer must cash his top spades and exit with ♦2
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: exit, plural noun: exits

    • noun

      a way out of a building, room, or passenger vehicle:

      a place for traffic to leave a major road or roundabout:

    • verb

      go out of or leave a place:

      (of an actor) leave the stage.

    • noun

      a line spoken by an actor immediately before leaving the stage.

      a parting remark:

    • noun

      a document giving authorization to leave a particular country.
    • noun

      a test which a student is required to pass in order to complete a course of study:
    • noun

      a designated way out of a building or vehicle, to be used for escape in the event of an emergency:
    • noun

      a poll of people leaving a polling place, asking how they voted.
    • noun

      a preplanned means of extricating oneself from a situation that is likely to become difficult or unpleasant:
    • noun

      a wound made by a bullet or other missile passing out of the body.
    • noun

      an interview held with an employee about to leave an organization, typically in order to discuss the employee's reasons for leaving and their experience of working for the organization:
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