What is the opposite of bear?

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Opposite of to carry, bring or take something
“Eventually, it becomes too much to bear, and I drop everything on the floor.”
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Opposite of to tolerate or endure
“Left on his own, Bob would eventually succumb to his injuries.”
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Opposite of to support or hold up
“For any type of hanging container, choose tomatoes with small fruit because the hanging vines break under the weight of a crop of large tomatoes.”
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Opposite of to take responsibility for
“Excuses do not deny any casual contribution to the outcome, but they deny responsibility, and if they are accepted, they cancel it.”
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Opposite of to yield or produce as a result of an investment of money, time or effort
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Opposite of to give birth to
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Opposite of to move or proceed in a given course or direction
“Turn to the right slowly, as the route will end rather prematurely after a few kilometers, and you will be at your destination.”
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Opposite of to harbor feelings or thoughts
“Funny how the mind works, that I could so quickly forget the love I had for my sport and how far it had taken me.”
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Opposite of to spread information or news
“He acknowledged that he had an immediate gut reaction to government requests for the media to withhold information.”
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Opposite of to have as a requirement or need
“The most successful trips have been recorded for posterity, and Magellan's trip around the world was one that would have significant ramifications for years to come.”
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(bear on) Opposite of to have a relation or connection with
“My contention is that even if Jones had no alternative possibilities at all, this would be irrelevant to the grounding of his moral responsibility.”
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Opposite of to tolerate, endure or put up with (something)
“On the contrary, the federal regulations, and the ethical principles on which they rest, would seem to disallow such behavior.”
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Opposite of to resist or endure (something) successfully
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Opposite of to endure or go through (an ordeal)
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Opposite of to bear hardship
“Anyone who is attentive in the management of their household, and understands thoroughly how to avoid the inconveniences of poverty, is wise in the eyes of the world.”
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Opposite of to tolerate or allow (something that is generally frowned on)
“Another tactic, which I abhor, was to use pepper, chili or anything to irritate the hounds' noses.”
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Opposite of to fill (a vehicle, ship, container, etc.) with a large amount of something
“He called over two more soldiers, who helped to unload the contents of the van.”
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Opposite of to transport or carry to a place
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Opposite of to be capable of supplying
“Unfortunately, based on our calculations, wind farms will be deficient for our total national energy requirement.”
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Opposite of to give birth to
“Dinosaurs would perish as a result of asteroids, or so the theory goes.”
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Opposite of to physically grip or grasp something
“The coach could not understand why Dano was so hesitant to release the ball during tackles.”
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Opposite of to carry or transport, usually from one place to another
“The doctors would later advise him to leave his belongings and follow them through the hallway.”
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Opposite of to experience a challenging or traumatic event, especially an injury or illness
“I narrowly avoid an embarrassing face-plant as I misstep on to the stage during my introduction.”
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Opposite of to bear or support without breaking or failing
“Apparently, paleontologists have wondered for years as to why the brachiosaurus didn't collapse under its own weight.”
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Opposite of to be applicable or relevant to
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Opposite of to withstand the action or effect of
“Lovers of ease who refuse to have anything to do with spiritual science would be affected by his magic.”
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Opposite of to request that one tolerate another's foibles, ignorance, or impoliteness
“Dress yourself, and be gone before I punish you for your insolence.”
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Opposite of to possess or be responsible for
“Without his equipment, he will lack the necessary tools and equipment to build and repair the unit.”
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(of something unpleasant) Opposite of to tolerate or submit to
“He would still be in denial of the fact that he would not get the promotion he desired.”
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Opposite of to create or birth new life
“The horrific genocide would eradicate much precious life in the region.”
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Opposite of to hold in one's mind or imagination
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Opposite of to provide with a sound or secure foundation or basis
“Catrionna, to her credit, did much to seriously weaken the support beneath the orc camp.”
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(British, informal) Opposite of to accept or tolerate (an unpleasant or unwelcome person or situation)
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Opposite of provide with a sound or secure basis
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Opposite of to produce or give rise to
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Opposite of act or conduct oneself in a specified way, especially towards others
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Opposite of to be in possession
“Please look after your Playstation console, otherwise, you will be bereft of a gaming console.”
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To require as a necessity
“This sport will demand a high level of fitness and strength.”
Noun
(colloquial, US) Opposite of a difficult or tedious undertaking
“With this lemonade concentrate in the refrigerator, making a cold drink is a cinch.”
Noun
Opposite of a member of a police force, especially one who is male
Noun
Opposite of someone who complains, typically incessantly and irritatingly
Noun
Opposite of an uncouth and aggressive man or boy
Noun
(derogatory) Opposite of a person who is clumsy, stupid or a simpleton
Adjective
(stock market) Opposite of tending towards lower prices
“It was one of many rising blue chips stocks that contributed to the strong market trend yesterday.”
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