Meaning of EXIT in English

n. & v.


1. a passage or door by which to leave a room, building, etc.

2 a the act of going out. b the right to go out.

3 a place where vehicles can leave a motorway or major road.

4 the departure of an actor from the stage.

5 death.

--v.intr. (exited, exiting)

1. go out of a room, building, etc.

2 (as a stage direction) (an actor) leaves the stage (exit Macbeth).

3 die.

Phrases and idioms:

exit permit (or visa etc.) authorization to leave a particular country.

Etymology: L, 3rd sing. pres. of exire go out (as EX-(1), ire go): cf. L exitus going out

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.