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 and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- exitus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- exitus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
- exitus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
- Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (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