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Definition 1: the act of going out - [noun denoting act]

(exit is a kind of ...) the act of departing

Definition 2: an opening that permits escape or release - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where exit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he blocked the way out
  • the canyon had only one issue

Synonyms for exit in the sense of this definition

(exit is a kind of ...) a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made

"they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door"

(... is a kind of exit ) the outlet of a river or drain or other source of water

Definition 3: euphemistic expressions for death - [noun denoting event]

Samples where exit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • thousands mourned his passing

Synonyms for exit in the sense of this definition

(exit is a kind of ...) the event of dying or departure from life

"her death came as a terrible shock" "upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren"

(exit is used in the usage domain ...) an inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh

Definition 4: pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life - [verb of change]

Samples where exit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She died from cancer
  • The children perished in the fire
  • The patient went peacefully
  • The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102

Synonyms for exit in the sense of this definition

(exit is a kind of ...) undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

"We turned from Socialism to Capitalism" "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"

(... is a kind of exit ) cease development, die, and be aborted

"an aborting fetus"

(... is a kind of exit ) die, as in battle or in a hunt

"Many soldiers fell at Verdun" "Several deer have fallen to the same gun" "The shooting victim fell dead"

(... is a kind of exit ) die of food deprivation

"The political prisoners starved to death" "Many famished in the countryside during the drought"

(... is a kind of exit ) die before; die earlier than

"She predeceased her husband"

(... is a kind of exit ) die from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating

"The child drowned in the lake"

(... is a kind of exit ) be killed or die

(... is a kind of exit ) be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen

"The child suffocated under the pillow"

(... is a kind of exit ) be fatally overwhelmed

(exit has a similar meaning as ...) stop operating or functioning

"The engine finally went" "The car died on the road" "The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town" "The coffee maker broke" "The engine failed on the way to town" "her eyesight went after the accident"

(exit has a similar meaning as ...) suffer or face the pain of death

"Martyrs may die every day for their faith"

Definition 5: lose the lead - [verb of competition]

(exit is a kind of ...) participate in games or sport

"We played hockey all afternoon" "play cards" "Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches"

(exit belongs to category ...) a game played with playing cards

Definition 6: move out of or depart from - [verb of motion]

Samples where exit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • leave the room
  • the fugitive has left the country

Synonyms for exit in the sense of this definition

(exit is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

(... is a kind of exit ) move out of a dock

"We undocked at noon"

(... is a kind of exit ) leave an aircraft rapidly, using an ejection seat or capsule

(... is a kind of exit ) go outside a room or building for a short period of time

(... is a kind of exit ) leave a vehicle, aircraft, etc.

(... is a kind of exit ) exit a computer

"Please log off before you go home"

(... is a kind of exit ) leave (a barracks) in order to take a place in a military formation, or leave a military formation

"the soldiers fell out"

(... is a kind of exit ) get out of quickly

"The officer hopped out when he spotted an illegally parked car"

(... is a kind of exit ) march out, in a file

(... is a kind of exit ) exit briefly

"He popped out for a quick coffee break"

(... is a kind of exit ) move away from a place into another direction

"Go away before I start to cry" "The train departs at noon"

(exit has a similar meaning as ...) go away from a place

"At what time does your train leave?" "She didn't leave until midnight" "The ship leaves at midnight"

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