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Wiktionary

  1. step-downadjective

    Antonyms:
    step-up

  2. step-downadjective

    Antonyms:
    step-up

  3. step-downadjective

    Antonyms:
    step-up

Princeton's WordNet

  1. decrease, diminution, reduction, step-downverb

    the act of decreasing or reducing something

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

  2. leave office, quit, step down, resignverb

    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, step down, take leave, renounce, weaken, give up, release, resign, cease, depart, relinquish, stop, reconcile, throw in the towel, free

  3. de-escalate, weaken, step downverb

    reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of

    "de-escalate a crisis"

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "step-down":

    cascading, cascaded, tiered, cascade, layered, tiering

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How to use step-down in a sentence?

  1. Caroll Spinney:

    Before I came to Sesame Street, I didn't feel like what I was doing was very important. Big Bird helped me find my purpose, even as I step down from my roles, I feel I will always be Big Bird. And even Oscar, once in a while ! They have given me great joy, led me to my true calling -- and my wonderful wife ! -- and created a lifetime of memories that I will cherish forever.

  2. Atiur Rahman:

    I am ready to resign for the sake of the nation, my resignation letter is ready and I will step down if the prime minister wants.

  3. 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.

  4. Joy Behar of The View:

    Donald Trump has to step down before the inauguration before they give Donald Trump the nuclear codes. We are at risk when the president is fighting with the CIA.

  5. 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.

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