The exit After the service, the coffin—flag, flowers, small note and all—was marched out of the cathedral.
Realistically, Zelaya should have settled for an exit from office in an official ceremonial capacity.
The resignations may be an attempt to appease his critics, protect his base, or lay the groundwork for an exit strategy.
On Election Day 2012, exit polls showed a significant gain for Obama, with his overall job approval up to 53 percent.
President Barack Obama seems keener on an exit strategy than an arrival plan.
Indians leaped and yelled with tomahawks, expecting our exit.
I fetched up at an exit on the side street, and there they were directly in front of me.
He had come upon a possible means of exit, for, apparently, the cave had two openings.
There were no less than four different means of exit from the park.
He was just over the “purse”—that fatal chamber whence so few who enter it ever find the exit.
1530s, from Latin exit "he or she goes out," third person singular present indicative of exire "go out," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + ire "to go" (see ion).
Also from Latin exitus "a leaving, a going out," noun of action from exire. Originally in English a Latin stage direction (late 15c.); sense of "door for leaving" is 1786. Meaning "departure" (originally from the stage) is from 1580s. The verb is c.1600, from the noun; it ought to be left to stage directions and the clunky jargon of police reports.
Those who neither know Latin nor read plays are apt to forget or not know that this is a singular verb with plural exeunt. [Fowler]Related: Exited; exiting.