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Meaning of EXIT

Pronunciation:  'egzit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of going out
  2. [n]  an opening that permits escape or release; "he blocked the way out"; "the canyon had only one issue"
  3. [n]  euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing"
  4. [v]  pass from physical life and lose all all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "They children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"
  5. [v]  lose the lead, in card games
  6. [v]  move out of or depart from; "leave the room"; "the fugitive has left the country"

EXIT is a 4 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: decease, departure, die, expiration, expire, get out, go, go out, going, issue, leave, loss, outlet, pass, pass away, passing, perish, release, way out
 Antonyms: be born, come in, enter, get in, get into, go in, go into, move into
 See Also: asphyxiate, buy it, buy the farm, change state, choke, conk, croak, death, decease, depart, departure, die back, die down, die off, die out, drop dead, drown, eject, fall, famish, file out, get off, go, go away, going, going away, hop out, kick the bucket, leaving, log off, log out, move, opening, outfall, pip out, play, pop off, pop out, predecease, snuff it, starve, step out, succumb, suffocate, turn, undock, yield



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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
    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.
  2. \Ex"it\, n. [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
             Forcing he water forth thought its ordinary exists.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing an exit in your dream indicates that you are looking for a way out of a waking situation.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abandonment, absence without leave, absquatulation, access, adit, aisle, alley, ambulatory, annihilation, aperture, arcade, artery, avenue, AWOL, bane, be consumed, be getting along, be gone, beat a retreat, beat it, biological death, blowhole, bolt, bow out, break out, break through, buzz off, cease, cease to be, cease to exist, cessation of life, channel, chute, clinical death, cloister, colonnade, come away, come forth, come out, communication, conduit, connection, corridor, course, covered way, crossing the bar, curtains, cut out, death, death knell, debouch, debt of nature, decampment, decease, defile, dematerialize, demise, depart, departure, desertion, die, die away, die out, disappear, disappearance, disappearing act, dispel, disperse, dissipate, dissolution, dissolve, ditch, do a fade-out, doom, door, duck out, duct, dwindle, dying, ebb of life, egress, egression, elopement, emerge, emunctory, end, end of life, ending, entrance, erode, erupt, escape, estuary, eternal rest, evacuation, evanesce, evaporate, exhaust, exodus, expiration, extinction, extinguishment, extraction, fade, fade away, fade out, ferry, final summons, find vent, finger of death, flee, flight, floodgate, flume, fly, ford, forthcoming, French leave, fugitation, gallery, gang along, gate, get along, get away, get off, get on, get out, get under way, getaway, go, go along, go away, go off, go on, go on furlough, go on leave, go out, going, going off, going out, grave, hand of death, hasty retreat, hegira, hide, ingress, inlet, interchange, intersection, issue, issue forth, jaws of death, junction, knell, lane, last debt, last muster, last rest, last roundup, last sleep, leak out, leave, leave no trace, leave the scene, leave-taking, leaving, leaving life, loophole, loss of life, make an exit, making an end, march off, march out, melt, melt away, mosey, move, move away, move off, move out, ooze out, opening, out, outcome, outcoming, outfall, outgate, outgo, outgoing, outlet, overpass, parting, pass, pass away, pass out, passage, passageway, passing, passing away, passing over, perish, perishing, pore, port, portico, pull out, quick exit, quietus, quit, railroad tunnel, release, removal, rest, retire, retire from sight, retirement, retreat, reward, run, run out, running away, sally port, sashay, sashay off, scramming, sentence of death, shades of death, shadow of death, sink, sink away, skedaddle, skedaddling, sleep, slip away, slip off, slip out, sluice, sneak out, somatic death, spiracle, spout, stagger along, suffer an eclipse, summons of death, take a walk, take flight, take leave, take off, take wing, tap, toddle along, traject, trajet, trench, trough, troughing, troughway, tunnel, underpass, up and go, vanish, vanish from sight, vent, ventage, venthole, vomitory, walk out, walkout, waste, waste away, way, way out, wear away, weir, wing it, withdraw, withdrawal