Definition To step down

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Definition

to step down (from a position): to quit, to resign, to retire (from a position); to give up
verb
to step down is mostly used to refer to important positions or jobs.

After 35 years of hard work and dedication, Luna's father stepped down from his position as chief executive officer at an important bank.
The president stepped down after the allegations of sexual misconduct.

Examples

  • "I plan to step down from my position as principal buyer for the Perfume Hut immediately."

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