a way or passage out: Please leave the theater by the nearest exit.
any of the marked ramps or spurs providing egress from a highway: Take the second exit after the bridge for the downtown shopping district.
a going out or away; departure: to make one's exit.
a departure of an actor from the stage as part of the action of a play.
Also called exit card .Bridge. a card that enables a player to relinquish the lead when having it is a disadvantage.
to go out; leave.
Bridge. to play an exit card.
to leave; depart from: Sign out before you exit the building.
- excited, exited
Other definitions for exit (2 of 2)
(a person) goes offstage (used as a stage direction, often preceding the name of the character): Exit Falstaff.
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How to use exit in a sentence
Here are demographic comparisons between likely voters in our poll and the 2016 exits, looking at margins of support then and now.The key shifts in Minnesota and Wisconsin that have improved Biden’s chances of victory | Philip Bump | September 16, 2020 | Washington Post
Another is both our poll and exit polling include margins of error that introduce more uncertainty than hard numbers can capture.The key shifts in Minnesota and Wisconsin that have improved Biden’s chances of victory | Philip Bump | September 16, 2020 | Washington Post
A viewer most likely won’t exit out of their stream to visit your site, but they are likely to visit if they can do that and still watch their show.5 tips for adding connected TV to your holiday ad strategy | Sponsored Content: SteelHouse | September 14, 2020 | Search Engine Land
Thurmond and other investigators’ theory is that when Montgomery exited the building, an unidentified “third party” shot him dead.‘Sweetie Pie’s’ Murder-For-Hire Possibly Caused After $200K Stolen From Robbie Montgomery’s Home | Hope Wright | September 11, 2020 | Essence.com
The lack of a broad selloff across all sectors shows that there’s a good deal of “hot money” chasing the large tech names, which can exit as quickly as it entered.Jittery investors eye today’s big jobs report as markets rebound from an epic sell-off | Bernhard Warner | September 4, 2020 | Fortune
In 2012, Obama narrowly beat Mitt Romney among Florida Cubans, according to exit polls.
Will these resurrected animals be house-trained and know to exit the pearly gates before doing their business?Sorry, Internet: Pope Francis Didn't Open Paradise to Pets | Candida Moss | December 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But not until Gregory Peck is humiliated and walks out do we cut high and long to show his exit.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As you exit your teenage years, are there artist you would like to emulate?
By contrast, in 2012, the military vote split down the middle between Obama and Romney, according to exit polls.
In the meantime, the outlaw, having observed how much more cordially the tyrant is received than himself, has made his exit.Physiology of The Opera | John H. Swaby (AKA "Scrici")
His bosom friend, John Barton, made his exit from the world's stage April 16, 1875.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham | Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
Its entrance into and exit from banks is a flow, but not a circulation against goods.Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
He walked rapidly to the outer door, which opened at his approach and closed noiselessly behind him as he made his exit.Dope | Sax Rohmer
He'd plant himself there in that narrow exit, and if the crimesters thought there was an avenue of escape, let them try.
British Dictionary definitions for exit (1 of 2)
a way out; door or gate by which people may leave
the act or an instance of going out; departure
the act of leaving or right to leave a particular place
(as modifier): an exit visa
departure from life; death
theatre the act of going offstage
(in Britain) a point at which vehicles may leave or join a motorway
the act of losing the lead deliberately
a card enabling one to do this
to go away or out; depart; leave
theatre to go offstage: used as a stage direction: exit Hamlet
bridge to lose the lead deliberately
(sometimes tr) computing to leave (a computer program or system)
British Dictionary definitions for Exit (2 of 2)
(in Britain) a society that seeks to promote the legitimization of voluntary euthanasia
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