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Etymology 1[edit]

From exeō (go out) +‎ -tus (forming nouns of action).


exitus m (genitive exitūs); fourth declension

  1. a departure, a going out
  2. an egress, a passage by which one may depart, exit, way out
  3. (figuratively) a conclusion, termination
  4. (figuratively) death
  5. (figuratively) result, event, issue
  6. revenue, income

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative exitus exitūs
Genitive exitūs exituum
Dative exituī exitibus
Accusative exitum exitūs
Ablative exitū exitibus
Vocative exitus exitūs
Related terms[edit]
  • Catalan: èxit
  • English: exit
  • Galician: eixido, éxito

Etymology 2[edit]

Perfect passive participle of exeō.


exitus (feminine exita, neuter exitum); first/second-declension participle

  1. gone, left, having gone out.

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative exitus exita exitum exitī exitae exita
Genitive exitī exitae exitī exitōrum exitārum exitōrum
Dative exitō exitō exitīs
Accusative exitum exitam exitum exitōs exitās exita
Ablative exitō exitā exitō exitīs
Vocative exite exita exitum exitī exitae exita


  • 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[1], 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