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step aside

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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
  • 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
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Antonyms for step aside

  • face
  • meet
  • allow
  • help
  • permit
  • stay
  • take on
  • seek
  • want
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STEP ASIDE

He ceased this operation as I approached and was about to step aside.

Step aside one moment, Captain; I have something for your private ear.

I'll be sorry to see him step aside, as glad as I am to be promoted—and that's honest.

I will step aside and learn how she happens to be alone in my grove.

I sprang a step aside from the table between us, found her, and drew her to me.

She did not seem to see him, though he was forced to step aside to let her pass.

Just step aside now, you cowardly black devil, and let me pass.

But step aside to me, when the curtain falls, and remain—oh, dear friend!

Even so, Simon held his silence and did not step aside to let the man in.

Vitalis took a step aside to see if it really was as I said.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR STEP ASIDE

avoid

verbrefrain or stay away from; prevent
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