What is the opposite of contact?

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Noun
Opposite of the state of physical touching
“As McGregor and Aldo face each other, there would be a separation between the two fighters.”
Noun
Opposite of the action of communicating or meeting
“Dramatic outbursts of emotion or avoidance of people are two polarized possibilities for achieving self-affirmation.”
Noun
Opposite of an instance of information transfer, typically involving conversation or discourse
“Helen and Bill agreed to a mutual silence on the controversial issue of her emails.”
Noun
Opposite of a forceful collision of two things
“The aversion of traffic calamity was a result of the two drivers' avoidance of an accident, thanks to their quick thinking and reaction.”
Noun
Opposite of people, usually of influence, with whom one has social or professional contact or to whom one is related
“Someone told me that in business, it pays to keep your friends close and your enemies closer.”
Noun
Opposite of communication or dealings between individuals or groups
Noun
Opposite of a person one knows slightly, but who is not a close friend
Noun
Opposite of an general act of touching someone or something
“He suspected something was amiss when he saw the recoil of her hand.”
Noun
Opposite of affiliation or cooperation between people or organizations
Noun
Opposite of the state of having no protection from something harmful
Noun
Opposite of admittance
Noun
Opposite of the occurrence of two or more objects, events or people acting upon, or between, one another
“Family commitments, long commutes, and a lack of interest in socializing can contribute to noninteraction between workers.”
Noun
Opposite of a physical, figurative or metaphorical connection between two entities
“Andy had looked forward to Rick's trip to Minnesota, but for whatever reason, his disconnection with the world around him now seemed total.”
Noun
(mass noun) Opposite of the sense of touch
“You can differentiate a banana from a plantain by taste.”
Noun
Opposite of the faculty of perception through physical contact, especially with the fingers
“The stinging sensation he had experienced before became an acute pain, accompanied by an unpleasant numbness in his hands as if they were turning to ice.”
Noun
Opposite of exposure to involvement with a given situation or field
“He was fresh out of college and his inexperience was obvious.”
Noun
Opposite of the act or state of interacting with others
Verb
(avoid) Opposite of to make contact or communication with
“She is an introvert and prefers to avoid company and people.”
Verb
(refuse) Opposite of to make contact or communication with
“I was so upset with her that I decided to refuse her call.”
Verb
Opposite of get in touch
Verb
To communicate or make contact with (through writing)
“I regularly write to my dear grandmother, who lives in the small town of Mesa Rojo.”
Verb
Opposite of to call for, typically using a communications system or device
Verb
Opposite of to make contact or communication with
Disregard any entries you deem to be irrelevant or inappropriate.”
Verb
Opposite of to be connected with
“Boat holds are a core exercise in which you sit on your bottom and lift your feet off the ground with your knees straight and toes pointed.”
Verb
Opposite of to interact with or engage in communication
“My students listen intently to the discourse on contemporary notions of nature and urbanity.”
Verb
Opposite of to order or instruct to go, or come, to a particular destination or in a particular direction
“Desperate to save his city, he decided to withdraw forces from the Far East, where he had been awaiting a possible offensive from the enemy.”
Verb
Opposite of to strike (someone) on a part of the body
“You won't miss him if you delay your jab by a split second.”
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