From exeō (“go out”) + -tus (forming nouns of action).
exitus m (genitive exitūs); fourth declension
- a departure, a going out
- an egress, a passage by which one may depart
- (figuratively) a conclusion, termination
- (figuratively) death
- (figuratively) result, event, issue
- revenue, income
exitus m (feminine exita, neuter exitum); first/second declension
- gone, left, having gone out.
- “exitus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
- “exitus” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
- Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book, London: Macmillan and Co.
- (ambiguous) such was the end of... (used of a violent death): talem vitae exitum (not finem) habuit (Nep. Eum. 13)
- (ambiguous) to finish, complete, fulfil, accomplish a thing: ad exitum aliquid perducere
- (ambiguous) to turn out (well); to result (satisfactorily): eventum, exitum (felicem) habere
- (ambiguous) the question has been settled: quaestio ad exitum venit