What is the opposite of collapse?

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Noun
Opposite of an instance of a structure falling down or giving way
“The build was carried out over the weekend despite the torrential rain and strong winds.”
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Opposite of a sudden failure of an institution or undertaking
“He claims that delegation is the key to the success of his empire.”
Noun
Opposite of a state of extreme physical or mental tiredness
“Taking a day off to refresh yourself will most certainly give you the mental and physical rejuvenation to get back on the mat.”
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Opposite of loss of consciousness
“Her awakening had come as a surprise to all of us after we thought we had lost her.”
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Opposite of a physical or mental breakdown
“His own daughter's recovery is nothing short of a miracle, after five years of struggling with an eating disorder.”
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Opposite of an act of dropping or falling downwards
“The ascent into space begins, first slowly, and then rapidly as the tremendous force of the rocket engines pushes the payload faster and faster.”
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Opposite of a sudden failure of an institution, person or undertaking
“Having conversations about personal areas where they each need growth can be a vulnerable experience but is vital to the success of their marriage.”
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Opposite of the act or instance of being defeated or failing
“Ashleigh's victory would lead to her becoming the sport's top-ranked player.”
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Opposite of the state of being physically unconscious
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Opposite of a person's ruin or downfall
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Opposite of the state of being tired
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Opposite of the collapse of a business
“Hard work and unwavering commitment have naturally led to the prosperity of his family's business.”
Noun
Opposite of a removal from power
Noun
Opposite of the state of being in poor condition, in need of repair
Noun
Opposite of an object, person or endeavour in a state of failure
“John is a savvy man, and most of his business ventures have been a success.”
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Opposite of structural or physical deterioration
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Opposite of a disease or period of sickness affecting the body or mind
Noun
Opposite of a period of mental illness resulting from severe depression, stress, or anxiety
Noun
Opposite of the action of ending something or the fact of being ended
“Revolts and uprisings are only the beginning of a process of real social revolution.”
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Opposite of the action or state of not functioning
“The functionality of the program will depend significantly on how well-written the code is.”
Noun
Opposite of something that opposes a person's plans, usually in a harmful manner
“Google is your friend, so use it to find whatever you need.”
Noun
Opposite of a sudden loss of consciousness
“When she finally regained consciousness, she managed to pull herself to her feet and drag herself back to her lodgings.”
Verb
Opposite of to physically break apart and fall down
“The survivors hoped that their makeshift hut would last in the storm.”
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Opposite of to fail suddenly and completely
“Upon those points, I do not entertain the most remote doubt that the plan would succeed in due time.”
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Opposite of to undergo a loss of consciousness
“I veraciously prayed over the course of a month for Sue to awaken from her coma.”
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Opposite of to fail or be unsuccessful
“After many failed attempts, Kobe would ultimately triumph.”
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Opposite of to reduce in volume or size by constricting
“You can expand the list by clicking the arrowhead below the scroll arrows.”
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Opposite of to be overcome with emotion
“The driver seemed to be unaffected by the afternoon sun or the constant honking from behind.”
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Opposite of to break up into small pieces as the result of impact
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(of a business) Opposite of to go bankrupt
“Against the odds, his cafe would thrive in a suburb that was saturated with various eatery options.”
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Opposite of to stop operating
“You will need some batteries to get that little engine to work.”
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Opposite of to fall down, especially after losing one's balance
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Opposite of to reduce in volume or size by constricting
“They asked Amy to shake her clutch bag to loosen the contents in there before proceeding.”
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Opposite of to collapse or burst inward violently
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Opposite of to go into decline
“The results of your blood tests show that your health is starting to improve.”
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Opposite of bend and give way under pressure or strain
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Opposite of to go to a lower level, especially abruptly
“It's not the best view but I can see the planes ascend into the sky as they leave the nearby airport.”
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Opposite of to slump into something
“The room was still silent but I noticed the Chief Operations Officer sit up and a smile emerges on his face.”
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Opposite of to become inoperative
“Our systems are finally starting to stabilize after a few technical issues.”
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Opposite of to break or come apart into (small) pieces
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Opposite of 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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(of a business or operation) Opposite of to stop the operations of, typically due to financial difficulty
“The business will open again once renovations are complete.”
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