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synonyms for step aside

  • avert
  • bypass
  • dodge
  • escape
  • evade
  • fend off
  • shun
  • sidestep
  • ward off
  • abstain
  • circumvent
  • deflect
  • desist
  • ditch
  • divert
  • duck
  • elude
  • eschew
  • flee
  • hide
  • jump
  • obviate
  • recoil
  • shake
  • shirk
  • shy
  • skip
  • skirt
  • weave
  • withdraw
  • circumlocute
  • cold-shoulder
  • fake out
  • give the slip
  • hold off
  • keep clear
  • lay low
  • run for cover
  • shake and bake
  • shake off
  • shrink from
  • shuffle off
  • skip out on
  • skip town
  • stay away
  • stay out
  • steer clear of
  • turn aside

antonyms for step aside

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  • face
  • meet
  • allow
  • help
  • permit
  • stay
  • take on
  • seek
  • want
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How to use step aside in a sentence

The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
Then the door opened, the portiere was swept aside, and Anselme announced "Monsieur de Garnache."
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
But, when the car came thundering down, it was crammed to the step; with a melancholy gesture, the driver declined her signal.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Sol got up, slowly; took a backward step into the yard; filled his lungs, opened his mouth, made his eyes round.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
She was growing a little stout, but it did not seem to detract an iota from the grace of every step, pose, gesture.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Finally, let me ask the general reader to put aside all prejudice, and give both sides a fair hearing.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
In withdrawing aside sorrow remaineth: and the substance of the poor is according to his heart.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The sound of my step shall make your heart jump; a look from me shall make you dumb for an hour.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
He glanced aside, and saw an exceedingly pretty, dark face, which looked vaguely familiar.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
The young lady, hearing his step, turned round and stood on the stair, confronting him fiercely.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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