Webster 1913 Edition
He (or she ) goes out, or retires from view;
☞ 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.
The departure of a player from the stage, when he has performed his part.
They have their
exitsand their entrances.
Any departure; the act of quitting the stage of action or of life; death;
as, to make one’s.
Sighs for his
exit, vulgarly called death.
A way of departure; passage out of a place; egress; way out.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.The departure of a player from the state, when he has performed his part. This is also a term set in a play, to mark the time of an actor's quitting the state.
2.Any departure; the act of quitting the state of action or of life; death; decease.
3.A way of departure; passage out of a place.
4.A going out; departure.
See also: èxit
exit (plural exits)
- A way out.
- He was looking for the exit and got lost.
- A passage or gate from inside someplace to the outside, outgang.
- She stood at the exit of the house looking back and waving at those inside.
- The action of leaving.
- He made his exit at the opportune time.
- The untimely exit of a consummate politician.
passage from inside to outside
action of leaving
exit (third-person singular simple present exits, present participle exiting, simple past and past participle exited)