What is the opposite of cut?

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Opposite of to make an opening, incision, or wound in (something) with a sharp-edged tool or object
“He called an aide to hold my arm and then proceeded to stitch my finger without any anesthesia.”
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Opposite of to reduce the amount or quantity of
“Do feel free to increase the amount of sugar if you feel it lacks sweetness.”
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Opposite of to cut or divide into parts
“I hastened back to my room and constructed a bridge that should connect the two parts.”
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Opposite of to bring to an end
“If you wish to continue this discussion, you must pay some little regard to truth in your statements.”
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Opposite of to turn or switch off
“Her phone wouldn't activate, so he removed the SIM card and put it into his.”
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Opposite of to carve or engrave (something) into a material
“With the help of a vision impairment teacher, the class worked on braille writers to emboss cards and letters.”
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Opposite of to fail to attend, or to play truant
“I was unable to attend class tonight due to a cold that is going around.”
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Opposite of to abridge or shorten
“In the case of a draw, the competing clubs may mutually agree to extend the duration of the game, but the extension of time shall not exceed ten minutes.”
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Opposite of to edit or take out
“If she remarried, she had the right to add a clause to the ketubah allowing her to retain some of her property.”
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Opposite of to hurt someone's feelings, or to have one's feelings hurt
“She would always be the one to laugh and uplift her friends.”
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Opposite of to analyze or view in a certain way
“It is possible to misinterpret the worsening of symptoms as an exacerbation of multiple sclerosis.”
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Opposite of to treat or regard with rudeness or contempt
“The English people were now quite ready to embrace their Queen's foreign husband.”
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(usually in sports) Opposite of to move in a (usually sharp) turn
“Antonio is direct, and almost like kids football, he wants to get the ball and head straight towards the goal.”
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(rare) Opposite of to weaken or make thinner through the addition of impurities or substances
“In order to prevent this secondary fermentation, it was necessary to fortify the wine with brandy.”
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Opposite of to puncture or pierce with a sharp, pointed object
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Opposite of to make cuts, incisions or notches in
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Opposite of to form a deep recess or notch in a line or surface
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Opposite of to remove, get rid of or erase, especially written or printed material, or data on a computer
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Opposite of to summarize a text or speech
“He consistently demonstrates his ability perspicaciously to elaborate on a given scene, theme, or aspect of his novels or short stories.”
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Opposite of to cancel, revert or abandon an activity or action
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Opposite of to castrate a male (usually an animal)
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Opposite of to reduce the size, amount or degree of something
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Opposite of make or adapt for a particular purpose or person
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Opposite of to write or carve (words or symbols) on something, especially as a formal or permanent record
Noun
Opposite of a reduction in amount or size
“The neutral states saw a rise in crime because their economic situations deteriorated.”
Noun
Opposite of a share of the profits from something
“Elio needed a new body, and Evelina needed the entirety of this treasure for me to get it for him.”
Noun
Opposite of a piece of meat cut from a carcass
“Thread a wooden skewer through the breast meat and attach to a piece of wire netting to stretch across the whole of the chicken.”
Noun
Opposite of a wounding remark or act
“That someone else would observe your lifestyle, attitude, sense of purpose, resolve and conviction in her own life is the ultimate compliment.”
Noun
Opposite of a long, narrow cut or depression in a hard material
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Opposite of a nick made on something in order to keep a score or record
Noun
Opposite of a deep narrow valley or gorge in the earth's surface worn by running water
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Opposite of an individual's share of a dividend
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Opposite of an instance, or the result, of being physically hurt or injured
Adjective
(of an artistic work) Opposite of to have had parts altered or removed
“The uncensored version of the movie has never been shown in the mainstream Soho cinema before.”
Adjective
(bodybuilding, fitness) Opposite of having a physique characterized by leanness and muscular definition
“So if you're thinking about lazing around, remember that the result may be a sour attitude as well as a flabby gut.”
Adjective
Opposite of being under the influence of alcohol
Adjective
Opposite of shortened or abridged
Adjective
Opposite of cut open
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