stand aside

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To leave a job or position voluntarily so that someone else can have it instead.
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It's time he stood aside and let a more qualified person do the job.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'stand aside':

stand asideTo step sideways to make a space for someone else.
stand asideTo temporarily recuse oneself from action or decision-making in some domain.
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