What is the opposite of circulate?

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Opposite of to move continuously or freely through a space, area or population
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Opposite of to spread information to a wide audience
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Opposite of to gradually reach, or cause to reach, a wider area or more people
“In those days, money was used to suppress the news of unpleasant episodes.”
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Opposite of move among and engage with others at a social function
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Opposite of to associate with others socially
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Opposite of to deliver or supply something to someone or a group of people
“I receive my package after waiting for weeks and I am overjoyed!”
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Opposite of to move in a twisting or spiraling pattern
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Opposite of to supply or distribute for use
“The general will withhold the SVT-40 rifles from soldiers within the infantry division until they have reached the required level of prestige.”
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Opposite of to distribute or spread over a wide area
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Opposite of tell a supposed truth
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Opposite of to pass and go round (something)
“There's a break in the fence at some gates on the left side of the road after you pass the corner where the road changes its name.”
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Opposite of to become apparent or to be revealed
“Digital layer masks operate as a metaphor for the way in which information will be hidden and manipulated throughout the narrative.”
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Opposite of convert for military use
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Opposite of to disinfect, purify, or rid of vermin with the fumes of certain chemicals
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Opposite of to occur or spread throughout an area
“Frequently, people like to gather in a small cluster and whisper among themselves.”
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Opposite of to move or proceed with a given movement or momentum
“Reach over and turn the faucet clockwise to stop the flow of the water.”
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Opposite of to serve as a medium for conveying
“By applying an electric potential to the neon atoms, the electrons become excited, then emit a photon when returning to normal.”
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Opposite of to spread a rumor or rumors
“I thought he looked older, which seemed to confirm rumors about his health.”
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(media) Opposite of to publish or broadcast
“If you have ever taped movies from television, you will know how films often cut to accommodate commercials or censor controversial scenes.”
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