step aside from
Synonyms and Antonyms of step aside from
1 to give up (a job or office) <a newscaster who knew when it was time to step aside from the anchor desk and let a younger person take over> Synonyms bag, chuck, leave, resign (from), retire (from), quit (from), step down (from)Related Words abandon, vacate; drop out (of), throw upNear Antonyms hire (out or on)Antonyms stay (at)
2 to give up (as a position of authority) formally <the prime minister was compelled to step aside from his office when it was demonstrated that he had violated the public trust> Synonyms abnegate, cede, relinquish, renounce, resign, abdicate (from), step down (from), surrenderRelated Words abjure, demit, deny, disavow, disclaim, disown, waive; forsake, give up, hand over, yield; abandon, desert, quit, vacateNear Antonyms appropriate, arrogate, assume, claim, confiscate; seize, take over, usurp, wrest; defend, guard, protect, safeguard, secure
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