step aside from
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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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