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ex·o·dus

 (ĕk′sə-dəs)
n.
1. A departure of a large number of people.
2. Exodus
a. In the Bible, the departure of the Israelites from Egypt.
b. See Table at Bible.

[Late Latin, from Greek exodos : ex-, out; see exo- + hodos, way, journey.]

exodus

(ˈɛksədəs)
n
the act or an instance of going out
[C17: via Latin from Greek exodos from ex-1 + hodos way]

Exodus

(ˈɛksədəs)
n
1. (Bible) the Exodus the departure of the Israelites from Egypt led by Moses
2. (Bible) the second book of the Old Testament, recounting the events connected with this and the divine visitation of Moses at Mount Sinai

ex•o•dus

(ˈɛk sə dəs)

n.
1. a mass departure or emigration: the summer exodus to the shore.
2. the Exodus, the departure of the Israelites from Egypt under Moses.
3. (cap.) the second book of the Bible, containing an account of the Exodus.
[before 1000; Middle English < Medieval Latin < Greek éxodos going out =ex- ex-3 + (h)odós way]

Exodus

The flight of the Children of Israel from Egypt into the wilderness and eventually to Canaan.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exodus - a journey by a large group to escape from a hostile environmentexodus - a journey by a large group to escape from a hostile environment
escape, flight - the act of escaping physically; "he made his escape from the mental hospital"; "the canary escaped from its cage"; "his flight was an indication of his guilt"
2.exodus - the second book of the Old Testament: tells of the departure of the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt led by MosesExodus - the second book of the Old Testament: tells of the departure of the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt led by Moses; God gave them the Ten Commandments and the rest of Mosaic law on Mount Sinai during the Exodus
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Laws, Pentateuch, Torah - the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit

exodus

noun departure, withdrawal, retreat, leaving, flight, retirement, exit, migration, evacuation The exodus of refugees from the town shows no sign of abating.

exodus

noun
1. Departure from one's native land to settle in another:
2. The act of leaving:
Translations
خُروج، رحيل جَماعي
exodusudvandring
שמות
egzodus
kivonulás
brottför, brottflutningur
出エジプト記
masinis išėjimas
masveida iziešana/izbraukšana

exodus

[ˈeksədəs] N (gen, Rel) → éxodo m
there was a general exodushubo un éxodo general

exodus

[ˈɛksədəs] nexode m
the exodus to the cities → l'exode vers les villes

exodus

n
(from a country) → Abwanderung f; (Bibl: of Hebrews, also fig) → Exodus m; general exodusallgemeiner Aufbruch
exodus of capitalKapitalabwanderung f
(Bibl) Exodus2. Buch Mosis or Mose, Exodus m

exodus

[ˈɛksədəs] n (gen) (Rel) → esodo

exodus

(ˈeksədəs) noun
a going away of many people. There was a general exodus from the room.
References in periodicals archive ?
Rosenberg, The Judaica Press Shemoth (New York: Judaica Press, 1995) p.
In Hebrew the name of the book is Shemoth, literally "names"--from its beginning line, "These are the names.