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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. Tom Graves:

    With the House planning to wrap up the People's business and the final report from the Modernization Committee set to be filed in the next few weeks, I intend to step down from Congress and begin the next chapter of life in October.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    A person does not need to step down from the head position of the organization to do philanthropy because running a company that gives mass employment with all employees’ empowerment in terms of the right person at the right position & designation with the right salary money is in itself a big charity.

  3. Yuichiro Tamaki:

    This isn't over just because Takeda decided to step down, in my impression, he seemed to be just a figurehead.

  4. Robert Bentley:

    I have decided it is time for me to step down as governor, i'm leaving this office that I have loved to focus on other and possibly more effective areas of service.

  5. Mike Huckabee:

    Speaker Ryan needs to make it clear that if the President won't stand to protect America from wholesale open borders, then Republicans will, if Ryan will not lead and reject the importation of those fleeing the Middle East without assurances that we can separate refugees from terrorists, then Speaker Ryan needs to step down today and let someone else lead.


Translations for step down

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

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