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Synonyms for step down

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  1. decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down(verb)

    the act of decreasing or reducing something

    Synonyms:
    reducing, lessening, simplification, decrease, reduction, decrement, drop-off, step-down, decline, diminution

  2. leave office, quit, step down, resign(verb)

    give up or retire from a position

    "The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal"

    Synonyms:
    drop by the wayside, submit, quit, foreswear, de-escalate, chuck up the sponge, leave office, fall by the wayside, throw in, vacate, lay off, discontinue, drop out, take leave, renounce, weaken, give up, release, resign, cease, depart, relinquish, stop, reconcile, throw in the towel, free

  3. de-escalate, weaken, step down(verb)

    reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of

    "de-escalate a crisis"

    Synonyms:
    subvert, counteract, soften, resign, countermine, quit, leave office, de-escalate, dampen, break, sabotage, damp, weaken, undermine

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Translations for step down

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  • se retirer, démissionnerFrench
  • íoschéimnighIrish
  • уйти с поста, уменьшать, понижать, уволиться, увольнятьсяRussian

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