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English noun: exit

1. exit (artifact) an opening that permits escape or release


SamplesHe blocked the way out.
The canyon had only one issue.


Synonymsissue, outlet, way out


Broader (hypernym)opening


Narrower (hyponym)outfall

2. exit (event) euphemistic expressions for death


SamplesThousands mourned his passing.


Synonymsdeparture, expiration, going, loss, passing, release


Broader (hypernym)death, decease, expiry


Domain usageeuphemism

3. exit (act) the act of going out


Broader (hypernym)departure, going, going away, leaving


English verb: exit

1. exit (motion) move out of or depart from


SamplesLeave the room.
The fugitive has left the country.


ExamplesThe men exit the boat


Synonymsget out, go out, leave


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)move


Narrower (hyponym)depart, eject, fall out, file out, get off, get off, go, go away, hop out, log off, log out, pop out, step out, undock


Verb groupgo away, go forth, leave


Antonymscome in, enter, get in, go in, go into, move into, get into

2. exit (competition) lose the lead


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)play


Domain categorycard game, cards

3. exit (change) pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life


SamplesShe died from cancer.
The children perished in the fire.
The patient went peacefully.
The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102.


Synonymsbuy the farm, cash in one's chips, choke, conk, croak, decease, die, drop dead, expire, give-up the ghost, go, kick the bucket, pass, pass away, perish, pop off, snuff it


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)change state, turn


Narrower (hyponym)abort, asphyxiate, buy it, drown, fall, famish, pip out, predecease, starve, stifle, succumb, suffocate, yield


Verb groupbreak, break down, conk out, die, die, fail, give out, give way, go, go bad


Antonymsbe born









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