What is the opposite of attend?

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Opposite of to be present at
“He felt under the weather that morning and decided to skip school altogether.”
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Opposite of to be a regular patron or visitor of
“They tend to avoid places of no particular use to them, and where relevant network opportunities do not exist.”
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(attend to) Opposite of to look after
“Brian was afraid that the doctor would ignore him if he gave his pain rating the wrong score.”
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(attend to) Opposite of to deal with
“Don't neglect leg day, because you will end up with chicken legs.”
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Opposite of to occur with or as a result of
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(archaic) Opposite of to pay attention to
“If I know something about the field in which this man claims to be an expert, something which he ought to know but doesn't, I'll disregard everything he says.”
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Opposite of to accompany to a given location, typically while guarding or supervising them
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Opposite of to hear with attention, obedience, or compliance
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Opposite of to pay attention to a sound or speech
“You are going to miss the little nuances in the melody if you don't pay close attention.”
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Opposite of to look after or take special care of
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Opposite of to become apparent or to be revealed
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(appear at or on) Opposite of to arrive or get to a destination
“Jack Walsh would have to depart New York by train after Jonathan Mardukas feigned aviophobia.”
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Opposite of to arrive somewhere (for a given event or purpose)
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Opposite of to put in an appearance
“She is going to leave work early because she is feeling sick.”
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Opposite of to happen or take place, especially following an earlier event
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Opposite of do business at an establishment
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Opposite of to direct or escort someone to a given place
“Resist the temptation to listen to these concerns, because they are akin to the Odyssey's sirens in their attempt to entice and misdirect us from our ultimate destination.”
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Opposite of to show someone the way
Follow the yellow brick road.”
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Opposite of to take notice of
“He believes he's helping humanity, and may well be oblivious to the shadowy forces seeking to exploit his technology for their own reasons.”
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Opposite of to provide physiological relief
“The constant rubbing will aggravate my wound.”
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Opposite of to happen or occur at the same time
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Opposite of to occur or follow as the consequence of something
“The leader's haughtiness and aloofness would cause a state of derangement in large swathes of the populace due to their extreme hatred for him.”
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