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
Some of its most successful exits include Beyond Meat and Lemonade, JUMP Bike, Briefcam and Argus.ORIX invests $60M in Israeli crowdfunding platform OurCrowd | Frederic Lardinois | November 20, 2020 | TechCrunch
At TechCrunch, we cover a lot of startup financings, but we rarely get the opportunity to cover exits.If you didn’t make $1B this week, you are not doing VC right | Danny Crichton | November 20, 2020 | TechCrunch
Any inclusion of a top young talent or a meaningful draft asset should be avoided at all costs because the ceiling of a Westbrook-led team is a swift first-round exit.NBA free agency tracker (plus trades): Warriors acquire Kelly Oubre; 76ers trade Al Horford to Thunder | Ben Golliver | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
Depending on how porous the material is, some molecules will go through, but the rest will be redirected and escape out the nearest, easiest exit—often the space at the top, between your mask and your cheeks.The best ways to stop a mask from fogging up your glasses, ranked | Sandra Gutierrez G. | November 18, 2020 | Popular-Science
That could be good news for Electricite de France SA and its Sizewell C plant – the only project still in the development pipeline after Hitachi Ltd exited a development in Wales.Facing an epic recession, Britain unveils its ‘green industrial revolution’ to jumpstart economy, create jobs | Bernhard Warner | November 18, 2020 | Fortune
Exiting the hotel ballroom, philanthropist Tom Steyer also seemed to give Clinton a pass for not mentioning the pipeline project.Hillary Praises Fracking, Stays Silent on Keystone | David Freedlander | December 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He had then blacked out as a bullet passed within an inch of his heart, exiting his chest.The First Modern School Shooter Feels Responsible for the Rest | Michael Daly | May 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
After the boys testified, they were seen exiting the courthouse smiling, chewing gum, and slapping their hands together.Did Sexpot Schoolteacher Pamela Smart Hire Teens to Kill Her Husband? | Marlow Stern | January 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Gayet is pictured driving a white car; Hollande is shown exiting an entirely different white car.Did François Hollande Have An Affair On The Campaign Trail? | Tracy McNicoll | January 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
We still have a massive deficit problem and the drop in unemployment is largely due to workers exiting the work force.Obama: The Economy Is Great, Extend Jobless Benefits | Stuart Stevens | January 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Could it have been caused by a 6.5 millimeter bullet exiting from the chest of the Governor?
Under that circumstance the bullet exiting from the President would have had to strike something else in the car to break it up.
Exiting from stage into the side room, she became immediately the center of a buzzing throng of highly excited girls.Marjorie Dean High School Senior | Pauline Lester
Exiting it, we turned down a short, closed hallway that opened into the concealed area behind the podium that I spoke of earlier.The Revolutions of Time | Jonathan Dunn
That is to say, could it have been caused by an exiting bullet?
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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