What is the opposite of check?

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Verb
Opposite of to examine, investigate, or make an inquiry into
“It would not be advisable to overlook the data concerning corrupt files.”
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Opposite of to slow the growth or progress of, or to keep under control
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“Time is of the essence, and a board meeting was held yesterday in an attempt to expedite the process.”
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Opposite of to be consistent or in agreement with
“The statement of the deposition was read to contradict her statement made on the witness stand.”
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Opposite of to come, or cause to come, to a stop or end
“The classes were stimulating, and the students were able to get together after class to continue where they had left off.”
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Opposite of to put an end to something, typically by the use of force
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Opposite of to make less powerful or intense, thereby easier to control
“In an ancient era, twin girls are raised as boys to prevent their wizard father from sacrificing them to intensify his supernatural powers.”
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Opposite of to overcome or bring under control
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Opposite of to restrain or repress, especially one's feelings, opinions or emotions
“He could ill afford to openly express his joy at Hedda's escape, as this surely would be looked upon by Gerhard as an act of treason.”
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Opposite of to relieve or alleviate (a demand, desire or feeling)
“More than that, he needs good teaching and a curriculum that does not aggravate his frustrations but helps him to overcome them.”
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Opposite of to restrain or to keep in check
Free yourself from the tyranny of emotional baggage, and you will be able to move on.”
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Opposite of to refrain from openly expressing or displaying
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Opposite of to set, or to serve as, a limit to
“If you ignore the warnings and choose to exceed the speed limit, you put yourself and everyone else on the road at risk.”
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Opposite of to fix, correct, revise or improve (a text or document)
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Opposite of to take something apart in order to examine it and repair it if necessary
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Opposite of to administer or assign an examination
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Opposite of to keep under control, especially something that is increasing in intensity or extremity
“He is the latest candidate to unleash his anger with raw and emotional language.”
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Opposite of to struggle against one's emotions
“She tried spiritedly to not succumb to the temptations of chocolate chip cookies.”
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Opposite of to stop oneself from doing something
“Since nobody else would, he took it upon himself to initiate a conversation.”
Noun
Opposite of an examination to test or ascertain the quality or accuracy of something
Noun
Opposite of a means of control or restraint
“To be maximally effective, early detection in primary care and facilitation of help-seeking in the wider community must also be addressed.”
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Opposite of the ending of an activity
“He secured the continuation of his government through a vote of confidence.”
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Opposite of an irregular, usually narrow, break in a surface created by pressure
“This methodology involves the measurement of the total outline of the barb starting at a juncture along the outside edge of the blade.”
Noun
Opposite of careful examination or scrutiny
Noun
Opposite of a setback, or change for the worse
“At first, he had success against troops taken by surprise, but soon afterward, this fine and brilliant army was beaten near Ancona and were never able to rally again.”
Noun
Opposite of a check or restraint on something
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Opposite of a procedure intended to establish the quality, performance, or reliability of something
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Opposite of a misfortune or setback
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Opposite of a test of the performance, qualities, or suitability of someone or something
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Opposite of a thing that discourages or is intended to discourage someone from doing something
Noun
Opposite of a circumstance or obstacle that keeps people or things apart or prevents communication or progress
“When hearing loss cannot be corrected medically or surgically, the patient will require a hearing aid.”
Phrase
Opposite of to ensure or verify
“Because she has helped us before, it would be logical to assume that she will help us again.”
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