[ek-see-uh nt, -oo nt] /ˈɛk si ənt, -ˌʊnt/

verb (used without object)
(they) go offstage (used formerly as a stage direction, usually preceding the names of the characters):
Exeunt soldiers and townspeople.
they go out: used as a stage direction

stage direction, late 15c., from Latin, literally “they go out,” third person plural present indicative of exire (see exit).
exeunt [(ek-see-uhnt, ek-see-oont)]

A stage direction indicating that two or more actors leave the stage. Exeunt is Latin for “They go out.”


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