pull up stakes

Definitions of pull up stakes

v remove oneself from an association with or participation in

“after 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes
depart, leave
go away, go forth, leave
go away from a place
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leave office, quit, resign, step down
give up or retire from a position
drop out
leave school or an educational program prematurely
give up, renounce, resign, vacate
leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily
go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position
top out
give up one's career just as one becomes very successful
lose office or power
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undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

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