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  Definition of step in
  1. act as a substitute; "She stood in for the soprano who suffered from a cold"
  2. get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force; "Why did the U.S. not intervene earlier in WW II?"
Similar Words: substitute, deputize, deputise, intervene, interfere, interpose

 

Hyponyms: cover, poke into, intrude into, meddle with, horn in, meddle, tamper, interlope

 

Derivational Morphology: deputy, surrogate, deputy sheriff, lieutenant, substitute, reserve, stand-in, relief, reliever, backup, backup man, fill-in, subbing, substituting, intervention, interference, intervenor, intercession

 

Anagrams: instep, spinet

 

 
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