What is another word for stepping down?

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Verb
Present participle for to leave or resign from one's current position or role
“The country had been in civil disorder since Jean Bago had refused to step down after losing reelection.”
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Present participle for to decrease or make lower in degree, amount or value
“Police are warning drivers that the end of the festive party season does not mean they will step down their efforts to catch offenders.”
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Present participle for to decrease in speed or rate
“Bernanke said that the Fed could decide to step down the pace of asset purchases.”
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Present participle for to reduce the size of something whilst maintaining proportion
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Present participle for leave one's job and cease to work, typically on reaching the normal age for leaving service
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Present participle for dismount
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Present participle for to relinquish or release (a claim, title, etc.)
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(of a place or location) Present participle for to go or get away from
Noun
Reduction in size or intensity of conflict
Noun
An act of resigning from a job or office
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