What is the opposite of charge?

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Opposite of to rush forward, especially suddenly and with speed
“Considering the dangers, I slowly retreat out of the dark cavern and look for another spot to settle for the night.”
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Opposite of to attack, especially by advancing suddenly and quickly
“When the King saw his men dropping like flies during the assault on the fort, he commanded them to retreat.”
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Opposite of to accuse of wrongdoing
“Given the evidence or lack thereof, you have no alternative but to release the defendant and absolve him of all charges.”
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Opposite of to issue, establish or apply as a charge, fine or penalty
“Richard was to give four major castles to Philip and pay the cost of garrisoning them, along with other compensation.”
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Opposite of to assign a responsibility, duty, or task to
“Allow me to release some of these tasks to disburden you.”
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Opposite of to order something done
“I ask you, Your Majesty, to please grant my husband clemency.”
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Opposite of to record the cost of something as an amount payable by someone, an account, or a credit card
“Can you please credit the refund to my savings account?”
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Opposite of to load a piece of equipment with the material required for its use
“Service station operators should arrange for an approved used oil carrier to empty the used oil storage tanks as required.”
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Opposite of to fill or pervade with a quality or emotion
“Whenever I am frustrated at a person who hurt me, I write a letter without sending it, and it helps me clear my mind of anger.”
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(charge up) Opposite of to encourage or inspire
“The very image of the desolated metropolis was enough to dishearten me before I even entered the city itself.”
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Opposite of to run or rush somewhere in a great hurry
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Opposite of to instruct or order (someone) to do something
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Opposite of to infuse or permeate with a feeling or quality
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Opposite of to suffuse with vigor, life, energy, or spirit
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Opposite of to take violent or aggressive action against
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Opposite of to issue, establish or apply as a charge, fine or penalty
“This follows further advice from the Chief Medical Officers, who now collectively agree that it is possible to lift the ban on retail sales.”
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Opposite of move or act with great haste
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Opposite of to issue, establish or apply as a charge, fine or penalty
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Opposite of to bestow legal or official authority to
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Opposite of to give instructions
“The press should get things right, and not implicitly misinstruct the public.”
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Opposite of to spread or pervade throughout
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Opposite of to command that something be done
“I ask that you reconsider your position on the verdict.”
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(informal) Opposite of to move or depart hastily
“Do you mind if we stay here a little longer?”
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Opposite of a rush forward, literally or figuratively
“Undoubtedly, one of the quirkiest sights in nature is the gangly retreat of an Australian frilled lizard.”
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Opposite of an attack characterized by sudden and violent rushing forward of troops
“The order for the retreat of the badly planned invasion was called and the battlegroup's admiral, Kenneth Alcolado, was forced to resign in disgrace.”
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Opposite of a price asked for goods or services
“That ain't working, that's the way you do it. Money for nothing and your chicks for free.”
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Opposite of an accusation, typically one formally made against a prisoner brought to trial
“Jacob was banished by Bruges' aldermen for publicly insulting the city's guild deans, though he later received a pardon for his misdeed from the duke of Burgundy.”
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Opposite of a responsibility or duty assigned to someone
“They've dropped the cowardice charges, but he's going to be charged with dereliction of duty.”
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Opposite of a person or thing entrusted to the care of someone
“Unknown to her guardian, she spent the whole day climbing up and down the shrouds, gazing off the port bow, and hauling with the rest of the crew.”
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Opposite of a sudden feeling of excitement and pleasure
“She also brought this second relationship to an end when she saw that her feelings were starting to wane and boredom was setting in.”
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Opposite of an instruction, command, or role given to a person or group
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Opposite of the act of directing, commanding, or prohibiting
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Opposite of a declaration of fault or blame against another
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Opposite of the process or act of managing, running or governing (something)
“A feeling of powerlessness overwhelmed her when she realized that there was no answer to her dilemma.”
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(someone or something) Opposite of the state of supervising, protecting, and maintaining the health and welfare of
“Due to her negligence, Lily had lost the rights to her children.”
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Opposite of a special effort exerted towards a particular goal
“Due to the controversy, there was genuine hesitation by the team to release the film to the public.”
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Opposite of an intensive or sudden military attack
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Opposite of a journey undertaken to accomplish some task
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Opposite of an accusation, especially in a legal or lawful sense
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Opposite of the amount of money expected, required, or given in payment for something
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Opposite of a payment made to a professional person or to a professional or public body in exchange for advice or services
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Opposite of a task or piece of work allocated to someone as part of a job or course of study
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Opposite of the responsibility for and control of a company or organization
“Spectacularly inspired mismanagement by airline executives actually deserves much of the blame for the state of the industry.”
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Opposite of the action of overseeing something
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Opposite of an amount that has to be paid or spent to buy or obtain something
Payment is due at the end of this week.”
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Opposite of the function assumed or part played by a person or thing in a particular situation
“Most users click the introduction link, further validating the uselessness of flash screens.”
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Opposite of the cost incurred in the purchase of something
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Opposite of the protective care or guardianship of someone or something
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Opposite of an official order or commission to do something
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Opposite of a thing which one is required to do as part of a job, role, or legal obligation
“She stated that her debilitating physical disability was grounds for work exemption.”
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Opposite of an amount of money spent on something
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Opposite of the ordering or requesting of someone to do something
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Opposite of a thrill of pleasurable, often reckless, excitement
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Opposite of a compulsory contribution to state revenue, levied by the government on workers' income and business profits, or added to the cost of some goods, services, and transactions
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Opposite of a forceful attack or effort
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