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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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