ETYM See Exit.
1. An opening that permits escape or release; SYN. issue, outlet, way out.
2. The act of going out.
1. To lose the lead, in card games.
2. To move out of; as of a room, a country, a bus, etc.; SYN. go out, get out, leave.
A stage direction.
In a program, to move from the called routine back to the calling routine. A routine can have more than one exit point, thus allowing termination based on various conditions.