What is the opposite of be?

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Opposite of to stay in the same place or condition
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Opposite of to happen, transpire, or take place
“We plan on spending the weekend together, the whole family, and I really hope those plans don't fall through because of Felipe's work.”
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Opposite of to perform a given function well, usually in a hypothetical sense
“You would be the opposite of a great mother due to your dislike of children.”
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(convert to/into) Opposite of to change from one form to another
“Chlorine is too reactive to persist as a gas in our oxygenated atmosphere.”
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Opposite of to get to a destination (in a general sense)
“A pilot waiting in line to depart from Los Angeles airport on a clear night will often see airplanes on approach strung out like Christmas lights for 40 miles or more.”
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Opposite of to be situated
“Unless an initiative is taken the buildings will eventually disappear or there will be little option but to demolish them and start again from scratch.”
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Opposite of add up to
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Opposite of to populate
“It is vitally important that the people here are united in this thrust to depopulate the country area.”
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Opposite of to make up or be a part of a whole
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Opposite of to classify or categorize according to type or class
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Opposite of to be fixed or permanently incorporated with something
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(of a person or species) Opposite of to continue to live, especially in spite of danger or hardship
“They accept the fact that they signed up to be warriors, and warriors fight, and often die fighting.”
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(buying or selling) Opposite of to be purchasable for a specified price
“Jennifer says that her love will not cost a thing.”
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Opposite of to constitute or amount to
“The entire piece can be split into four separate parts.”
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