Definitions for exodusˈɛk sə dəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exodus, hegira, hejira(noun)

    a journey by a large group to escape from a hostile environment

  2. Exodus, Book of Exodus(noun)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. Exodus(ProperNoun)

    The departure of the Hebrew slaves from Egypt under the leadership of Moses.

  2. Exodus(ProperNoun)

    The second of the Books of Moses in the Old Testament of the Bible, the second book in the Torah describing the Exodus.

  3. exodus(Noun)

    A sudden departure of a large number of people.

  4. Origin: From ἔξοδος, from ἐξ + ὁδός

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exodus(noun)

    a going out; particularly (the Exodus), the going out or journey of the Israelites from Egypt under the conduct of Moses; and hence, any large migration from a place

  2. Exodus(noun)

    the second of the Old Testament, which contains the narrative of the departure of the Israelites from Egypt

  3. Origin: [L., the book of Exodus, Gr. a going or marching out; out + way, cf. Skr. -sad to approach.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Exodus

    eks′o-dus, n. a going out or departure, esp. that of the Israelites from Egypt (1491 B.C., Usher): the second book of the Old Testament.—adj. Exod′ic.—n. Ex′odist, one who goes out: an emigrant. [L.,—Gr. exodosex, out, hodos, a way.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Exodus

    the book of the Old Testament which records the deliverance of the children of Israel from Egyptian bondage, and the institution of the moral and ceremonial laws for the nation; consists partly of history and partly of legislation.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exodus in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exodus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ed Kissam:

    Surely some will, it's not going to be a mass exodus.

  2. Heinrich Heine:

    Since the Exodus, freedom has always spoken with a Hebrew accent.

  3. Luciano Lupi:

    We haven't seen an uncontrolled exodus like this since the discovery of the Americas.

  4. General Moeldoko:

    We will try to prevent them from entering our territory otherwise it will create social issues, if we open up access, there will be an exodus here.

  5. Steven Deller:

    We had a mass exodus of seasoned, senior people going to the private sector, so the state's economic development arm was out of commission for a long time.

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