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step aside from

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of step aside

  1. 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 of step aside from bag, chuck, leave, resign (from), retire (from), quit (from), step down (from)Words Related to step aside from abandon, vacate; drop out (of), throw upNear Antonyms of step aside from hire (out or on)Antonyms of step aside from stay (at)

  2. 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 of step aside from abnegate, cede, relinquish, renounce, resign, abdicate (from), step down (from), surrenderWords Related to step aside from abjure, demit, deny, disavow, disclaim, disown, waive; forsake, give up, hand over, yield; abandon, desert, quit, vacateNear Antonyms of step aside from appropriate, arrogate, assume, claim, confiscate; seize, take over, usurp, wrest; defend, guard, protect, safeguard, secure


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