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ˈɛk sə dəsex·o·dus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exodus, hegira, hejiranoun

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

  2. Exodus, Book of Exodusnoun

    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. Exodusnoun

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

  2. Exodusnoun

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

  3. exodusnoun

    A sudden departure of a large number of people.

  4. Etymology: From ἔξοδος, from ἐξ + ὁδός

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Exodus, Exodynoun

    Departure; journey from a place: the second book of Moses is so called, because it describes the journey of the Israelites from Egypt.

    Etymology: ἔξοδος.

    In all probability their years continued to be three hundred and sixty-five days, ever since the time of the Jewish exody at least. Matthew Hale, Origin of Mankind.

Wikipedia

  1. Exodus

    Exodus is a song written by reggae musician Bob Marley and recorded by Bob Marley & The Wailers, for his 1977 album Exodus. Released as a single, it hit number 14 in the UK Singles Chart. "Exodus" was Marley's first single to receive widespread airplay on black radio stations in the U. S.

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  1. Exodus

    Exodus generally refers to a mass departure or the act of a large group of people leaving a particular place, typically their homeland or a difficult or oppressive situation. It often involves a significant journey or migration to seek better opportunities, freedom, or safety. The term "exodus" has historical and biblical connotations, often associated with the departure of the Israelites from slavery in Egypt as described in the Book of Exodus in the Bible. However, it can also be used more broadly to describe any large-scale movement of people.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exodusnoun

    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. Exodusnoun

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

  3. Etymology: [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.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Exodus

    The Scriptural narrative of the departure of the Israelites from the Land of Bondage.

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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

Examples of Exodus in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Wes Fulford:

    The exodus of computing power from China is advantageous for other global and US-based miners.

  3. Paul Vallas:

    What I’ve basically said is let’s fill the vacancies – and one of the ways you fill the vacancies is you slow the exodus of officers.

  4. Jennifer Wexton:

    We’ve lost officers to this level of stress and as we approach the second laying in honor of a Capitol police officer this year, I fear an exodus is approaching if we do n’t prioritize the mental and physical health of our Capitol police officers.

  5. Andrew Challenger:

    The CEO exodus continues. Economic conditions, rising inflation, and recession concerns are making boards rethink leadership and leaders rethink if they want to take on these challenges.

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