What is the opposite of do?

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Verb
Opposite for to perform or execute an action
“Are you just going to idle and do nothing?”
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Opposite for to accomplish or cause something to happen
“Such actions can impede the maximization of profits that our shareholders expect.”
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Opposite for to complete a task
“It was a futile exercise, and everyone agreed that it was best to abandon it.”
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Opposite for to complete a task
“We may have to delay the completion of the stadium yet again.”
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(countable) Opposite for to achieve something
“I am a known defeatist, and I will fail the ten push-ups that you are encouraging me to execute.”
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Opposite for to be suitable or acceptable
“Insufficient qualifications will fail to satisfy the requirements for this job.”
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Opposite for to be suitable or acceptable
“His accomplishments contradict his humble beginnings.”
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Opposite for to work out or resolve
“My friend tends to pass on puzzles that she is unable to solve quickly.”
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Opposite for to make a trip to or visit
“We had initially planned a holiday but decided to stay put because of work commitments.”
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Opposite for to provide or make accommodations for
“Some eateries ban you from bringing pets, but the one around the corner will not only allow them but feed them too.”
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Opposite for to decorate or make more attractive
“The plan to erect an industrial compound nearby will spoil what was once a beautiful reserve.”
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Opposite for to decorate or make more attractive
“After many years of built-up clutter, they had decided to simplify their rooms and keep things minimalistic.”
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Opposite for to fare or perform, either well or badly
“You can tell that he was starting to wane as the game progressed.”
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Opposite for to scam or defraud
“The police were more than happy to help the elderly couple recover their stolen property.”
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Opposite for to attend to one's appearance, typically one's hair
“She begins to dishevel her hair but then rearranges it.”
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Opposite for to perform a show or in a show
“The musician would rest in between shows by visiting the beautiful northern beaches.”
Verb
(a favor) Opposite for to impart gratuitously
“The company has decided to reject his request to work from home.”
Noun
(dos and don'ts) Opposite for a list of instructions that must be strictly adhered to
“This merely a recommendation and there is no obligation your part to adhere to it.”
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