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verb     exit pronunciation in British English
/ˈeksɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyexit
he/she/itexits
present participleexiting
past tenseexited
past participleexited
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] formal to leave an area, for example a room, building, or aircraft

    Exit the building to your left, please.

    exit from:

    Passengers are requested to exit from the aircraft through the emergency doors.

    1. a.
      [intransitive] theatre used as a written instruction that tells an actor to leave the stage at a particular time in a play
  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to end a computer program that you are using

    Type ‘X’ to exit the program.

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