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What is the opposite of call?

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Noun
Opposite of a cry made as a summons or to attract someone's attention
Silence fell on the room as she turned around angrily and made her way towards the exit.”
Noun
Opposite of an appeal or demand for something to happen or be done
“In response to our call for evidence, we received eighteen submissions.”
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Opposite of an instance of speaking to, or attempting to contact, someone on the phone
“Mother was strangely restless, almost a child in her rejection of phone calls and visitors.”
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Opposite of a judgment or decision reached through reasoning or analysis
“Everybody refused to make a decision, so there was some irresolution on where to go for dinner.”
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Opposite of an order or request for someone to be present
“His forces grew rapidly, bandits appearing from behind every rock and tree, as though by magic, in answer to his call to arms.”
Noun
Opposite of a powerful force of attraction
“She liked him, which is extremely important given her strong aversion to doctors.”
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Opposite of a need, demand, or desire
“There is some concern among economists that the number of restaurants has grown faster than demand, and this oversaturation may soon have a negative impact on job growth.”
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Opposite of the state of being intractable
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Opposite of a reason or cause for behaving in an untoward or criminal manner
“Bismarck, perhaps without seeing the true consequence of his actions, opposed the idea and managed to put off the decision.”
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Opposite of an earnest request for money or help
“She pointed out that she would be able to make a financial donation to the charity of her choice.”
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Opposite of a loud cry expressing strong emotion or calling for attention
“Lay a whisper on my pillow.”
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Opposite of a visible or audible sign or sound that warns of danger
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Opposite of an opinion or assessment on the nature, character, or quality of something
“I am appalled at your indifference towards a matter of such importance.”
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Opposite of a shout or call used to greet, commend or attract attention
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Opposite of the future destined for a person or thing
“Neo's choice was to take the red pill and learn the real truth about their existence.”
Noun
Opposite of that which entices, or incites to evil
Noun
Opposite of a decision on an issue of fact in a civil or criminal case or an inquest
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Opposite of a visit, especially one that is formal or official
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Opposite of a particular opinion or attitude expressed
Noun
Opposite of a pressing requirement
“There will be a nonnecessity for waiters as the eatery looks to implement a self-service system.”
Verb
Opposite of to make a loud, deep cry
“Betty would mutter some inaudible response, and I would try to look as if I had not heard anything.”
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Opposite of to designate a particular name or title
“Andrew was not his real name and other aspects of his background have been changed in order to anonymize him.”
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Opposite of to refer to or consider (someone or something) as being
“If truth be told, I disassociate you as being an elitist, given your indifferent nature about most things related to politics.”
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Opposite of to forecast, tell of or describe beforehand
“As per my usual skepticism, I very much doubt the credibility of this prophecy.”
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Opposite of to make a guess
“They could not go behind the returns and make inquiry as to the actual number of votes cast, and thus determine the result of the election.”
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Opposite of to get into contact with, especially by telephone
“He is a bad influence on you, and I would prefer you to avoid him.”
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Opposite of to command or request (someone) to do something or be somewhere
“After failing to be entertained, the King would dismiss the court jester.”
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Opposite of to command the doing of by virtue of one's authority
“Prior to the assault, Warren was forced to cancel the attack after determining the strength of the now formidably entrenched Confederates.”
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Opposite of to order or instruct to go, or come, to a particular destination or in a particular direction
“Security had to step in and disperse the crowd when they got unruly after the game.”
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(call on/round/at) Opposite of to make a brief, usually social, visit
“We'd thought it best to forgo Charlie's if we wanted to get to our destination on time.”
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Opposite of to wake someone up
“We have to sedate the patient because he is agitated and we cannot diagnose him in such a frenzied state.”
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Opposite of to decide or announce that (a planned event) will not take place
“The tennis match would continue despite the temperature soaring above 100 degrees Fahrenheit.”
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Opposite of to implore or make a request for
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Opposite of to give an authoritative or decisive command or order
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Opposite of to shout or cry loudly and deeply
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Opposite of to cry out suddenly, from some strong emotion
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Opposite of to designate a particular name or title
“Surely he would not be mad enough to make Sir Thomas's house the place in which to produce Lady Gourlay's son, the very individual who is to strip him of his title.”
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Opposite of to make a demand by crying out noisily
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Opposite of to cancel, revert or abandon an activity or action
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(of a meeting or seminar) Opposite of to manage or preside over
“To follow your petty call to arms over trivial matters would be a massive waste of resources.”
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Opposite of to tell about in advance
“We come to realize that the criterion of simplicity is also at work when we retrodict as well as when we predict.”
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Opposite of to summon or signal (to someone or a vehicle)
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Opposite of appear attractive or inviting
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Opposite of to precisely state or describe the nature, scope, or meaning of
“The US Fish and Wildlife Service will decide next month whether to declassify the bald eagle as a threatened species.”
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(with object and complement) Opposite of to attribute a quality to someone or something
“I absolutely reject the idea that he is innocent of the crimes he is purported to have committed.”
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Opposite of to invite someone somewhere
“We will now disinvite our neighbors over for lunch because they have proven themselves to be real jerks.”
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Opposite of to order or instruct to go, or come, to a particular destination or in a particular direction
“Desperate to save his city, he decided to withdraw forces from the Far East, where he had been awaiting a possible offensive from the enemy.”
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Opposite of to predict, prophesy, or tell of future events
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Opposite of to politely or formally ask for
“Please reply to our messages as soon as possible.”
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Opposite of to ask for something, especially earnestly or forcefully
“I would strongly discourage you from using your general counsel to negotiate a New York City office lease.”
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Opposite of to declare loudly, openly or publicly
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Opposite of to give a specified name or description to
“They made a conscientious effort to delabel those who are marginalized.”
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Opposite of to pay a brief visit
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Opposite of to command the doing of by one's authority
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Opposite of to provoke or bring about
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Opposite of to predict, prophesy, or tell of future events
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Opposite of to cause to stop sleeping
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Opposite of consider; deem
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Opposite of visit again
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