step down - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theystep down
he/she/itsteps down
present participlestepping down
past tensestepped down
past participlestepped down
  1. same as step2

    The chairman was forced to step down due to ill health.

    step down as:

    Sandra stepped down as treasurer.

See also main entry: step