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Synonyms for step in

get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force

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Until now, Facebook needed the user's mobile phone number to achieve the second step in authentication.
If the review which took all phone-ins off air earlier this week means that in future viewers will have a clearer idea of what they are getting into, that's a step in the right direction.
The first step in attacking this problem is to address the six tough questions outlined in the chart on page 20.
The INS/NFU protocol was the next step in trying to correlate a closely controlled lab test with the uncontrolled scenario of an officer-involved shooting.
Condit (D-Ceres) in May 1997 is a step in the right direction, even though it fails to address most existing loopholes used in procuring confidential patient data.