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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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How to say step down in sign language?

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How to use step down in a sentence?

  1. Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic:

    I can't step down as it would mean I'm guilty and accept false accusations against me. I want to respond to it in the parliament which approved me as prime minister. It is a matter of honor.

  2. Mullah Abdul Manan Niazi:

    We waited for two months and wanted Mullah Mansour to understand the situation and step down to let the Supreme Council choose the new leader by consensus - but he failed.

  3. Martin Sorrell:

    Obviously I am sad to leave WPP after 33 years, it has been a passion, focus and source of energy for so long. However, I believe it is in the best interests of the business if I step down now.

  4. Elijah Cummings:

    The bottom line is that the Inspector General found no evidence to back up Republican claims of political motivation, White House involvement, or intentional destruction of evidence, calls for Commissioner Koskinen to step down are nothing more than a manufactured Republican political crisis based on allegations that have already been debunked.

  5. Kayla Moore:

    So let me set the record straight even after all the attacks against me, attacks against my family, attacks against the foundation and now against my husband, he will not step down.


Translations for step down

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

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