What is the opposite of communicate?

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Opposite of to give or exchange information
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Opposite of to speak in order to give information or express ideas or feelings
“Most of the children were quite happy to speak their minds, but Joey would just sit and listen.”
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Opposite of to send or convey something from one person, place or thing to another
“Later that day, I receive a text message from Kristina asking if I was ok.”
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Opposite of to talk or chatter at length, typically on trivial subjects
“He motioned to silence the crowd as he prepared to belt the opening number for the concert.”
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Opposite of to communicate an idea
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Opposite of to convey or express in a particular way or manner
“I became flushed and flustered and I started to mumble nonsensically like the village idiot.”
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Opposite of to promote the use, sale, or acceptance of
“The supermarket has decided to pull some of its products from the shelves.”
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Opposite of communicate by exchanging letters
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Opposite of to give evidence of
“His fervent outbursts tend to contradict his usually mild-mannered demeanor.”
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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 put across
“It's almost as if he's trying to fake his son's achievements to present himself as Father of the Year.”
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Opposite of to communicate or make contact with (through writing)
“Sarah would make it a point to call her elderly mother three times a week.”
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Opposite of communicate, experience with another
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Opposite of to suggest or indicate something indirectly
“I don't know whether any of this would have any effect, but it would highlight the seriousness of the consequences of crime.”
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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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Opposite of to state in a formal manner
“Nothing is worse than preparing an audience to hear a speech on one topic only to have the speaker announce that the topic has been changed.”
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Opposite of to make contact or communication with
Disregard any entries you deem to be irrelevant or inappropriate.”
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Opposite of to adjoin or meet end to end
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Opposite of to speak or write in reaction to a question, or to another reaction
“When I began to question him about his unsavory past, he merely rolled his eyes in contempt.”
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