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Leaving a job - synonyms or related words

resign

verb

to state formally that you are leaving a job permanently

retire

verb

to stop working, especially when you reach the age when you are officially too old to work

stand down

to leave a job or position, especially an important one

bow out

to give up a job or position, especially when you have had it for a long time

step aside

to leave an official position or job, especially so that someone else can take your place

quit

verb

informal

to leave a job or school permanently

vacate

verb

formal

to leave a job or position so that it is available for someone else to do

leave

verb

to stop working for an organization or going to school or college

give in/hand in your notice

to tell your employer that you are leaving your job, especially in a letter

consider your position

to think about leaving your job

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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