- 1a way out of a public building or vehicle Where's the exit? There is a fire exit on each floor of the building. The emergency exit is at the back of the bus. compare entrance1
- 2an act of leaving, especially of an actor from the stage The heroine made her exit to great applause. He made a quick exit to avoid meeting her. an exit visa (= a stamp in a passport giving someone permission to leave a particular country) an exit wound (= where a bullet that has entered someone's body comes out again)
- 3 a place where vehicles can leave a road to join another road Leave the traffic circle at the second exit. Take the exit for Pennsylvania Avenue.
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