Thesaurus

steps aside (from)

verb , present tense third-person singular of step aside (from)

Synonyms and Antonyms of steps 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 of steps aside (from)
Words Related to steps aside (from)
Phrases Synonymous with steps aside (from)
Near Antonyms of steps aside (from)
Antonyms of steps aside (from)
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 steps aside (from)
Words Related to steps aside (from)
Near Antonyms of steps aside (from)

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up steps aside (from)? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to fake an opponent out of position

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!