What is the opposite of adjust?

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Opposite of to modify, especially so as to better fit a given purpose or circumstance
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Opposite of make or become adjusted, adapted
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Opposite of to regulate the speed or amount of something given or administered
“Do not rush the amount of information that you provide to the learner at any one time.”
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Opposite of change in character or composition, typically in a comparatively small but significant way
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Opposite of to adapt to a given environment or standard
“He did this in order to avoid fleeting fads and give a timeless quality to his work, and in so doing paved the way for future artists to disregard current trends.”
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Opposite of to carry out a plan with a specific purpose in mind
“The developers would abandon the new update after it received a poor reception from the public.”
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Opposite of to amend or repair
“Take hold of the crystal gingerly, as if you are afraid to break it.”
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Opposite of to restrain or to keep in check
Free yourself from the tyranny of emotional baggage, and you will be able to move on.”
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Opposite of to harmonize in regard to time
“Only the all-too-common tape warbles manage to desynchronize the duo's clockwork timing.”
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Opposite of to adjust in order to make appropriate
“It is probably best to exclude controversial citations in your paper.”
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Opposite of to change the form or structure of
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Opposite of to make accustomed
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Opposite of to render smooth, to remove roughness from
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Opposite of to prepare any hardware (such as a printer or scanner) for use
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To make or get ready
“Your first task will be to prepare a document outlining the business requirements for this project.”
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Opposite of to make a transition or change
“I will continue to remain a blonde after my visit to the hairdresser.”
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Opposite of to calculate or make equal numerically
“I estimate the value of his business to be around two million dollars.”
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