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steps down (from)

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

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1 to give up (a job or office)
  • with the advent of his 90th birthday, he could no longer resist calls for him to step down from chairmanship of the board

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  • hires (out or on)

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2 to give up (as a position of authority) formally
  • even in the face of a palace revolt, Queen Elizabeth I refused to step down from the throne

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“Steps down (from).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/steps%20down%20%28from%29. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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