What is the opposite of cover?

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Noun
Opposite of a thing which lies on, over, or around something, especially in order to protect or conceal it
Noun
Opposite of shelter or protection sought by people in danger
Noun
Opposite of a thing that envelops or obscures something
Noun
Opposite of a paper or cardboard wrapper used to enclose small, flat items, especially letters, for mailing
Noun
Opposite of a false display of feelings, attitudes, or intentions
Noun
Opposite of the act of protecting
“This was a cowardly, savage and vicious attack on a man who was utterly helpless.”
Noun
Opposite of a means or method of defending (against attack)
Noun
Opposite of a backup to be used in cases of emergency
Noun
Opposite of an arrangement by which a company or the state undertakes to provide a guarantee of compensation for specified loss, damage, illness, or death in return for payment of a specified premium
Noun
Opposite of a screen or blind on a window
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing acting or serving in place of another
Noun
Opposite of a thin, flat piece of cloth, paper, metal, etc. that is hinged or attached on one side only and covers an opening or hangs down from something
Noun
Opposite of something laid as a covering over something else
Noun
Opposite of resistance
Noun
Opposite of a reason or explanation given to justify a fault or offense
Verb
Opposite of to place something over or upon, as to conceal or protect
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Opposite of to keep secret or shut off from view
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Opposite of to include or deal with
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Opposite of to report on in published media
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Opposite of to travel across a given area
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Opposite of to give an alibi to
Verb
(a particular topic or subject) Opposite of to provide insight into
“My biggest concern is that the speaker will likely ignore the most pertinent issue that is on our minds.”
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Opposite of to comprise of, as part of a whole
“The gig will only feature solo artists from the rock genre, but will exclude country music.”
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Opposite of to have as part of a whole
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Opposite of gradually spread through or over
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Opposite of to cover with something that protects
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Opposite of to pay or discharge (a debt, expense etc.
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Opposite of to cover with a layer
Bury the clippings several feet underground, away from your boxwood plants.”
Verb
Opposite of to cover an expense
“If we don't stick to our budget, we will default on our rent.”
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Opposite of to apply a (thin) layer on the surface of an object
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Opposite of to put into good shape or working order again
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Opposite of to apply as a coating
“As we were never allowed a second slice, the only thing to do was to scrape the burnt bits off the toast with a knife.”
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Opposite of to ensure the safety of; to keep from harm
“He loosened and then retightened his grip on the sword's decorative hilt, readying himself to attack those who threatened to harm him.”
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