An example of an exit is door to use to leave a building.
An example of to exit is to walk out of a door.
An emergency exit in a theater; took the second exit on the throughway.
Exited the plane through a rear door.
Exited the subroutine.
She will exit the plane at Atlanta.
He was looking for the exit and got lost.
She stood at the exit of the house looking back and waving at those inside.
He made his exit at the opportune time.
Origin of exit
- From Latin third person sing. of exīre to go out ex- ex- īre to go ei- in Indo-European roots N., sense 2, from Latin exitus from past participle of exīre
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From exit (“he, she, or it goes out, departs, or exits”), the third-person singular present active indicative form of exeō (“I go out”, “I depart”, “I exit”); or,
- From exit-, the stem of exitus (“a going out”, “a departure”), the perfect passive participle of exeō.