What is the opposite of associate?

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Verb
Opposite of to be involved with (on a social level)
“Hal had an advanced case of masochistic egotism, and she was right to uninvolve herself from him.”
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Opposite of to be involved with
“You would do well to avoid that controversial group altogether.”
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Opposite of to allow oneself to be connected with or seen to be supportive of
“I had left her, in an endeavor to forget how much I loved her and to distance myself emotionally from her.”
Verb
Opposite of to meld or join together into a single unit
“A few cracks can quickly propagate through the metal of the transmission case and cause it to split suddenly.”
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Opposite of to link, unite or fuse together (by weaving)
Verb
Opposite of to associate or keep company with
“They would turn up their noses and shun the dregs of society.”
Verb
Opposite of to work jointly on an activity or project
“While Cantrell claimed that he wanted to work solo for some time, his comments in the magazine stated otherwise.”
Verb
Opposite of to point out or describe the resemblances with
“I can differentiate the players by the way they move and the manner in which they attack the contest.”
Noun
Opposite of a partner or companion in business or at work
“The moment the interview finished, Cameron marched briskly away to his next appointment, with not even a backward glance at his rival.”
Noun
Opposite of a male associate or fellow member of an organization
Noun
Opposite of a criminal accomplice
Noun
Opposite of one who participates in an action or event
Adjective
Opposite of joined with another or others and having equal or nearly equal status
“I discovered that he was an independent broker for a number of cartel bosses, a very hands-on guy who knew the business inside and out.”
Adjective
Opposite of having partial status or privileges
“Jack says that he is the sole owner of the business which bears his own name and that of his father's.”
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