exit
I. Etymology: Latin, he goes out, from exire to go out, from ex- + ire to go — more at issue Date: 1538 — used as a stage direction to specify who goes off stage II. noun Etymology: Latin exitus, from exire Date: 1588 1. [exit (I)] a departure from a stage 2. a. the act of going out or away <
made an early exit
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b. death 3. a way out of an enclosed place or space 4. one of the designated points of departure from an expressway • exitless adjective III. verb Date: 1607 intransitive verb 1. to go out or away ; depart 2. die transitive verb 1. leave 3a 2. to cause (a computer program or routine) to cease running

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  • exit — (as a stage direction) indicating that a character leaves the stage: → exit exit noun 1》 a way out of a building, room, or passenger vehicle.     ↘a place for traffic to leave a major road or roundabout. 2》 an act of leaving; a departure. 3》… …   English new terms dictionary

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