Spanish Word of the Day
Tuesday September 23, 2014

salida, noun:
exit, way out

Salida derives from the verb salir and is the basic way of referring to an exit from a public building. You may well see it on signs such as:

salida de emergencia
emergency exit

salida de incendios
fire exit

It can also refer to the action of leaving somewhere:

Le prohibieron la salida del país.
He was forbidden to leave the country.

a su salida de la cárcel
after he came out of prison


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