stand down

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To withdraw or retire from a position or from a team. transitive and/or intransitive
To wait; to stop pursuing or fighting

They ordered the troops to stand down for the moment.

remove oneself as a candidate; descend from the witness stand
If someone stands down, they resign from an important job or position, often in order to let someone else take their place. Four days later, the despised leader finally stood down, just 17 days after taking office Profits plunged and he stood down as chairman last January. = step down, resign
standdown
a suspension and relaxation from an alert state or a state of readiness
standdown
(military) a temporary stop of offensive military action
standdown
(military) a temporary stop of offensive military action a suspension and relaxation from an alert state or a state of readiness
stand down

    Silbentrennung

    stand Down

    Türkische aussprache

    ständ daun

    Aussprache

    /ˈstand ˈdoun/ /ˈstænd ˈdaʊn/

    Etymologie

    [ 'stand ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English, from Old English standan; akin to Old High German stantan, stAn to stand, Latin stare, Greek histanai to cause to stand, set, histasthai to stand, be standing.

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