leave office

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Verb1.leave office - give up or retire from a position; "The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal"
resign, vacate, renounce, give up - leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily; "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
retire - go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position; "He retired at age 68"
top out - give up one's career just as one becomes very successful; "The financial consultant topped out at age 40 because he was burned out"
pull up stakes, depart, leave - remove oneself from an association with or participation in; "She wants to leave"; "The teenager left home"; "She left her position with the Red Cross"; "He left the Senate after two terms"; "after 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes"
fall - lose office or power; "The government fell overnight"; "The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen"
take office - assume an office, duty, or title; "When will the new President take office?"
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(TAP) - Prime Minister Theresa May does not need to spell out a timetable for her departure, prisons minister Robert Buckland said on Sunday, adding the leader had already announced she would leave office after the first phase of Brexit.
The Classified National Security Information Protection Act was amended to close a loophole that lawmakers said allowed local government heads, in particular, to travel abroad without requiring permission, after they leave office.
He also suspended those employees who used to leave office before their duty hours and initiated an inquiry against assistant director of the regional office, a press release said.
Baringo governor Stanley Kiptis has said that he will leave office if he fails to deliver on his promises.
'This revised budget being signed today September 14, 2018, Fayemi did sign the same kind of budget on September 15, 2014, when he had less than a month to leave office. Maybe he has forgotten, but Ekiti people are not suffering from dementia and are students of history.
John McCain's seat off the November ballot should the ailing senator leave office soon failed in the Arizona Senate on Monday.
Abdul Karim Khadam's refusal to leave office has come as a blow to the Ghani administration.
The current law on presidential security states that presidents and their spouses can receive security service and protection for 10 years after they leave office. They can request an additional five years if they need to do so due to their age and other reasons.
British gamblers believe US President Donald Trump is now more likely to leave office before the end of his first term than not, British bookmakers said on Wednesday, after a week of tumult at the White House.
Piercy will leave office when her successor, Lucy Vinis, is sworn-in before delivering her first State of the City address on Jan.
Martelly, who heads Haiti's government, is due to leave office on Sunday but has no elected successor after a Jan.