What is the opposite of determine?

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Opposite of to fix or shape the form or character of
“Your unwillingness to work hard will hinder how successful you are in life.”
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Opposite of to decide on
“The myriad proposals have only served to confuse what should be our best course of action.”
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Opposite of to come to a judgment
“Because of your erratic results, the boss will waver when he decides on what your pay increase should be.”
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Opposite of to ascertain through analysis or investigation
“The detectives would disprove that Steven was innocent after finding traces of the victim's DNA on his premises.”
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Opposite of to measure the quantitative amount of something
“Since we have no measuring tools, just estimate the length and width of this cabinet.”
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Opposite of to find out through making an inquiry
“Just ignore the possibility that your brother will not be coming home for dinner this evening.”
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(rare, usually used in simple past form "determined") Opposite of to impel and direct towards an object or action
“His drastic weight loss would discourage him from going on yet another diet.”
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(archaic, obsolete) Opposite of to bring or come to an end
“Due to your loyalty, your induction into His Majesty's knighthood will commence immediately.”
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Opposite of to state explicitly
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Opposite of to become aware or come to a realization of
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Opposite of to form an understanding or conclusion from something
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Opposite of to discover something, either by chance or intention
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(a feeling or quality) Opposite of to present oneself in a particular way by an action or series of actions
“He pretended to be somebody he wasn't, in order to mask his insecurities.”
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Opposite of to give an authoritative or decisive command or order
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Opposite of to establish or make a determination on the nature of someone or something
“Many people mistake the endangered water vole for the brown rat and accidentally poison them or disturb their burrows.”
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Opposite of to (officially) decide on or establish something
“Harry's deliberate actions was a severe shock to Brian's sensitive and affectionate nature and seemed for a time to unsettle his plans and mar his hopes.”
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Opposite of to make a choice from a range of possibilities
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(of a problem or puzzle) Opposite of to determine the solution of
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Opposite of to draw to a close
“There is still plenty of topics to cover, and the discussion will continue tomorrow.”
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Opposite of to cause a profound effect
“Postmodern thought tends to trivialize this desire, if not ignore it altogether.”
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Opposite of to control or determine the process or direction of
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Opposite of to come to an end, or to disappear completely
“A strange vision would appear to him in his sleep, and he woke up believing he was a prophet.”
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Opposite of to reach a decision or agreement about
“Something has come up and I will need to cancel our appointment for tomorrow.”
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Opposite of to identify or make a determination on something relevant or important
“How did I miss such a crucial clue?”
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Opposite of to arrive at a judgment or opinion by reasoning
“I don't know where we are going, but I can only guess it's not going to be a beach paradise.”
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Opposite of to pronounce authoritatively and legally to be the case
“He enters a strong and solemn protest against that ANtinomian spirit which would reject the law as a rule of life.”
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Opposite of to command the doing of by one's authority
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Opposite of to make a choice, especially for a given job, position or role
“The council did give Bishop Diomid a last chance to repent, and if he does, the decision to strip him of his position will not go into force.”
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Opposite of to acquire new information or skill
“I hope that others can assemble the jagged rhythms of my stories to unlearn common misperceptions about vernacular English.”
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Opposite of to establish or stipulate as a previous condition
“Is the contract rigid enough to prevent any deviations from our agreement?”
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Opposite of to restrain or have control over
“I finally let the madness relinquish its hold on me.”
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Opposite of to influence, usually emotionally
“You almost have to desensitize yourself to the madness just to stay sane.”
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Opposite of to tell about in advance
“We come to realize that the criterion of simplicity is also at work when we retrodict as well as when we predict.”
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Opposite of to try to figure out through estimation or hypothesis
“I know that you are lying about your relationship with that woman, Bill!”
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Opposite of to choose to do
“Homer tells Bart and Lisa they need not try if their best results in failure.”
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Opposite of to pronounce (a judgement or judicial sentence)
“In an unexpected twist of fate, the judge would withhold the defendant's sentence.”
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