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What is the opposite of confine?

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Verb
Opposite of to enclose or hem in (on all sides)
Verb
Opposite of to confine or keep within certain limits or boundaries
Verb
Opposite of to imprison, confine or incarcerate someone
“The captain ordered that the guards unshackle and release the prisoner, as he had served his sentence.”
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Opposite of to shut off or keep apart, as from company, society, etc.
Verb
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.”
Verb
Opposite of to hold (something) at a fixed level or in a fixed state for a period of time
“Open market operations were conducted in two directions but did not change interest rates.”
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Opposite of to crush by being too tight, such as a foot by a shoe
Verb
Opposite of to mark out the boundary or limits of
“As pioneers of experiential art, the duo wanted to blur the lines between reality and cartoonish fantasy.”
Verb
Opposite of to make or become rigidly fixed or immovable
“Using a quick twisting action, the plastic trigger will loosen, and you can collapse the tent to pack it away neatly.”
Noun
Opposite of the edge or border of something
Noun
Opposite of the extent of the area or subject matter that something deals with or to which it is relevant
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