What is the opposite of backing?

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Noun
Opposite of help, aid or support
Noun
Opposite of the act of supporting or giving authorization to someone or something
Noun
Opposite of a protection or patronage
Noun
Opposite of a person's financial resources
Noun
Opposite of a kind or helpful deed
“Doing him a disfavor would be sure to bring the vultures swooping down on his business.”
Noun
Opposite of something that promotes action or activity, especially in an official capacity
Noun
Opposite of the encouragement of, or an activity that encourages, a cause, venture, or aim
Noun
Opposite of a body of supporters or admirers
“The demonstration ended peacefully, with protesters dispersing of their own accord.”
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Opposite of the action or process of investing money for profit
“It is this core business focus that prompted the divestment of a very profitable but peripheral business.”
Noun
Opposite of backing or support received from, or provided by, someone
“Do so at your peril, and incur his wrath at your discretion.”
Noun
Opposite of a structure that complements or supplements something else
“Before induction into a specific branch of the armed forces, recruits undergo at least nine weeks of basic military training.”
Noun
Opposite of practical, moral or emotional help or support given
“Though Dean was the only one of eight children in his family who wanted to continue with farming, he got nothing but discouragement from his parents.”
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Opposite of authorization or consent
“The prohibition on smoking within the premises still stands.”
Noun
Opposite of the foundation on which an activity, process or structure is carried out or built on
Noun
(facings) Opposite of the cuffs, collar, and lapels of a military jacket
Noun
Opposite of assistance, especially by complying readily with requests
“The noncooperation of the suspect would naturally delay the investigation further.”
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Opposite of financial assistance or advice
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Opposite of the act of corroborating, strengthening, or confirming
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Opposite of a gift or payment to a common fund or collection
“The money saved by noncontribution to the budget could be used to increase incentives for productive investment within the country.”
Noun
(music) Opposite of a prominent countermelody, often written to be played or sung above the principal theme
Noun
Opposite of something pledged as security for repayment of a loan
Preposition
(unsupportive of) Opposite of in support of
“It is disheartening to know that my family is unsupportive of my goals.”
Preposition
(against) Opposite of in support of
“We will be against corrupt politicians for as long as they remain in power.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to promote or support the interests or cause of
“One resident who lives two doors away defiantly said he would oppose any plans to redevelop the area.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to give evidence or testimony to the truth or factuality of
“Of course, they look for information that they want to hear and they try to disprove or suppress information they don't want to hear.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to give financial, material, or moral support to
“He is accused of attempting to sabotage the eradication plan by giving rats an antidote to the poison used in the eradication.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to be complemented by as an accompaniment
“Heavy, overbearing guitars clash with feeble pianos, annoying violins, and misplaced horns.”
Verb
(back off/away) Opposite of present participle for to move backward, literally or figuratively
“The portion of the paratroopers under Sharon's command continued to advance to meet with the 1st Brigade.”
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