Meaning of “way out” - Learner’s Dictionary

way out

noun [ C ] uk us
DOOR UK (UK/US exit)

a door that takes you out of a building

SITUATION

a way of avoiding doing something unpleasant:

I'm supposed to be going to this meeting at 2.00 and I'm looking for a way out.

(Definition of “way out” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)