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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 step down

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 step down
      v 1: give up or retire from a position; "The Secretary fo the
           Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman
           resigned over the financial scandal" [syn: leave office,
            quit, resign] [ant: take office]
      2: reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of;
         "de-escalate a crisis" [syn: de-escalate, weaken]
         [ant: escalate]