Definition of exeunt in English:

exeunt

Line breaks: exe¦unt
Pronunciation: /ˈɛksɪʌnt
 
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verb

  • Used as a stage direction in a play to indicate that a group of actors leave the stage: exeunt Hamlet and Polonius
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    • The odds at present on the final outcome must be that there will be a dramatic ending with Microsoft upstaged: exeunt WinCo left, and AppCo right.
    • Having decided that he has expressed himself fully, Budd concludes three decades of musical activity with a glorious exeunt that crystallizes his body of work into a singular, magnificent statement.
    • I love thee. (music ends, exeunt all but TIAGO, CELIA, and CHRISTOPHERO) Meet me at the riverbank in five days, dear Celia!

Phrases

exeunt omnes

Used to indicate that all the actors leave the stage.
More example sentences
  • That classic Shakespearean stage direction, exeunt omnes, or ‘everybody leaves’, includes another form of the same word.
  • ‘My lady, I believe it's time for exeunt omnes.’

Origin

late 15th century: Latin, literally 'they go out', third person plural present tense of exire.

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