Antonyms of verb take_office

1 sense of take office

Sense 1
take office -- (assume an office, duty, or title; "When will the new President take office?")
       Antonym of leave office (Sense 1)
      => leave office, quit, step down, resign -- (give up or retire from a position; "The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb take_office

1 sense of take office

Sense 1
take office -- (assume an office, duty, or title; "When will the new President take office?")
       => start, take up -- (begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job; "Take up a position"; "start a new job")

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