- 1[intransitive, transitive] (formal) to go out; to leave a building, stage, vehicle, etc. (+ adv./prep.) The bullet entered her back and exited through her chest. We exited via a fire door. exit something As the actors exited the stage the lights went on.
- 2 [intransitive, transitive] to finish using a computer program exit (from something) To exit from this page, press the return key. exit something I exited the database and turned off the computer.
- 3[intransitive] exit… used in the instructions printed in a play to say that an actor must leave the stage Exit Macbeth compare exeunt
NAmE//ˈɛɡzət//, NAmE//ˈɛksət//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they exit
,he / she / it exits
,past simple exited
,-ing form exiting