Latin for "they go out"; a stage direction indicating that actors should leave the stage. Plural of "exit".

When everyone in the room leaves, say exeunt omnes, which is Latin for "All go out."


Derived from the Latin word exire which means to go out. This is a stage direction that dates back to the 15th century which instructs the characters (some or all) to leave the stage.

Ex"e*unt (?). [L., 3d pers. pl. pres. of exire to go out.]

They go out, or retire from the scene; as, exeunt all except Hamlet. See 1st Exit.


© Webster 1913.

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