Step down - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈstep ˈdaʊn|  American pronunciation of the word step down
Brit.  |step daʊn|


- give up or retire from a position (syn: quit, resign)
- reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of (syn: de-escalate, weaken)

Extra examples

The quantity of medicine to be taken can be stepped down gradually after the first week.

I've spent so many years as chairman that I feel it's time I stepped down.

He saw the job as a step down (=something that is worse than you had before).

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