What is the opposite of adding?

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Verb
Opposite of adding to something that already exists
Removing our personal details from the packaging after opening it would be a wise move.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to join or unite (one thing to another)
“You can remove the cable from the device once it has been fully charged.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to augment or increase
“If you don't provide a cover letter, it will diminish your chances of landing a job.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to say as a further remark
“He would conceal a secret and take it to his grave.”
Noun
Opposite of the action or process of adding something to something else
“Indeed, with the removal of certain elements, this dish could have been great!”
Noun
Opposite of the act of adding or attaching an extra part or extension
“Before the removal of any mechanical parts, please refer to the manual first to avoid malfunction.”
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