What is the opposite of breaking?

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Adjective
Opposite of bursting
Adjective
Opposite of rotting
Adjective
Opposite of breaking open
Noun
Opposite of an expression of good wishes at parting
Noun
Opposite of a minor offence, petty crime
Noun
Opposite of the process of splitting the nucleus of an atom into smaller particles
Noun
Opposite of a published statement or the act of revealing something
Withholding of information is considered perjury within the framework of many justice systems.”
Noun
Opposite of an act of breaking or failing to observe a law, agreement, or code of conduct
Noun
Opposite of the act of breaking
Verb
Opposite of to be irritating or upsetting, typically with repeated or unpleasant acts
“I was consoling myself by reading and re-reading your letters while daydreaming about the future.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to separate into pieces as a result of a collision, blow, shock, or strain
“The town has appropriated funds to repair the bridge and work should begin this summer.”
Verb
(of a rule, law or agreement) Opposite of present participle for to fail to keep or abide by
“Johnson reaffirmed that he would honor his contract with his sporting club.”
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Opposite of present participle for to stop proceedings, typically in relation to arduous activity
“After lunch, we will resume proceedings.”
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Opposite of present participle for to stop or interrupt an action, process or operation
“I don't appreciate the fact that you try to perpetuate the pathetic myth that Britpop was some kind of idyllic golden age for British music.”
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Opposite of present participle for to tell or reveal news or information
“Although everyone who lies wants to conceal the truth, not everyone who wants to conceal the truth lies.”
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Opposite of present participle for to be revealed
“Loki and Doctor Strange would secret the Inifinity Stones away from Thanos.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to go beyond the limit of
“The house sold at a price that would subceed my expectations.”
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Opposite of present participle for to become inoperative
“The computer will need to be repaired in order to function again.”
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Opposite of present participle for to reduce the soundness, effectiveness, or perfection of
“I should dust off and fix my bike if I'm going to train again.”
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Opposite of present participle for to cushion something's effect
“The height of the drop would exacerbate the impact of the vehicle's fall from the bridge.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to happen, occur or come into existence
“Gwen would suddenly cease her singing right in the middle of the chorus due to a sore throat.”
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Opposite of present participle for to hasten away from something dangerous or frightening
“Despite pundits opining that Joe was out of his depth, he would ultimately still face his imposing opponent.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to sustain an injury involving the fracture of a bone or bones in a part of the body
“A 12-month rehabilitation period will be required to heal damage to his ligaments.”
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Opposite of present participle for to decipher or solve through reasoning, analysis or logic
“You can use this software to encrypt the file.”
Verb
(of a habit) Opposite of present participle for to quit or give up
“His family became increasingly worried that he would continue to maintain his bad habits and vices over the long term.”
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Opposite of present participle for to be overcome by a given feeling or emotion
“She would initially resist the seduction of a good bargain but eventually caved in under the weight of temptation.”
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Opposite of present participle for to use up all the physical energy of
“The natural light bathing her room would help to energize and refresh her.”
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Opposite of present participle for to depart abruptly from a straight line or course
“He was starting to meander into the next lane, so his partner told him to straighten up.”
Verb
(of the weather) Opposite of present participle for to undergo a change
“It looks like the rain will continue for the next week or so.”
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Opposite of present participle for to break through a surface
“The nurse would withdraw the needle after inoculating the child.”
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Opposite of present participle for to penetrate the surface from below
“The scientist watches an eagle dive into the river, emerging laboriously moments later with silver salmon firmly in its talons.”
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Opposite of present participle for to weaken or work against
“The increasingly alienating events in the years and decades to follow did nothing but strengthen their cause.”
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Opposite of present participle for to fail in business or to become bankrupt
“It's likely that some of this ill-gotten gain has been used to capitalize businesses or enrich universities.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to diminish the price or value of
“If you are buying an asset, it's fair to say that you hope that the value will appreciate over time.”
Verb
(of a piece of land) Opposite of present participle for to cut into and turn over the sod of
“Engineers were asked to fill the land with sand and stones.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to separate into pieces as a result of a collision, blow, shock, or strain
“I showed my son how to combine the pieces of the jigsaw puzzle together again.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to become inoperative
“Our systems are finally starting to stabilize after a few technical issues.”
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