What is the opposite of backing?

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Noun
Opposite of help, aid or support
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 a person's sanction or support
“Jenka would still marry the head honcho of the motorcycle gang despite her parents' disapproval.”
Noun
Opposite of something that promotes action or activity, especially in an official capacity
Noun
Opposite of protection; support
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.”
Noun
Opposite of the action or process of investing money for profit
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 the act or process of subsidizing
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 official permission or approval for an action
Noun
Opposite of something deposited or pledged as a guarantee of the fulfillment of an undertaking or loan
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.”
Noun
Opposite of financial assistance or advice
Noun
Opposite of the act of corroborating, strengthening, or confirming
Noun
Opposite of the desire to promote the welfare of others, expressed especially by the generous donation of money to good causes
Noun
Opposite of a gift or payment to a common fund or collection
Noun
Opposite of the foundation or principle to which an activity, process or structure is carried out or built on
Noun
Opposite of help or encouragement given to someone or something
“After the sudden success of their enemy, a feeling of discouragement and despair seemed to chill and unnerve many of the truest and stoutest.”
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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