What is the opposite of draw?

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Opposite of to produce an image of (someone or something) by making lines and marks on paper
“She wasn't happy with her artwork, so she decided to erase the drawing and start again.”
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Opposite of to pull or drag along through the application of steady force
“He put his hands against the heavy rock, and with all the force of his body, began to push it away from Ella.”
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Opposite of to reach (a conclusion) by deduction or inference from a set of circumstances
“Investigators urged the public not to jump to conclusions about the motives of the suspects.”
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Opposite of to attract (someone) to come to a place or an event
“The words you use and the images you portray can easily alienate your target audience if you have not considered their culture and ethnicity.”
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Opposite of to remove from a particular place or position
“At the beginning of each month, we deposit some money into the bank account.”
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Opposite of to take or obtain (liquid or gas) from a source
“She settles herself on a wooden chair with a book and coffee as she intermittently observes Tim fill the pool with water.”
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Opposite of to move somewhere in a slow and steady way
“Laurel told me that while I was at the entrance to her building, she saw two men in a black car stop next to my car.”
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Opposite of to receive in return for effort
“At the present, we lose some of this profit because of dual distribution and transshippers.”
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Opposite of to take in (a breath)
“I exhale my breath quickly, and the rapid passage of air flaps my lips, which makes the little girl still standing with Nico's mom giggle.”
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(beat) Opposite of to finish a game or contest on level terms
“They would beat the home team quite convincingly in the end.”
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(lose to) Opposite of to finish a game or contest on level terms
“The victory was slowly slipping away from Argen, but he did not want to lose to his loudmouthed opponent.”
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Opposite of to delight, allure or attract in an almost magical manner
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Opposite of to earn through work or effort
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Opposite of to plan the look and function of a product by making a detailed drawing of it
“This is not the time and place to extemporize, because they will see right through our lack of planning.”
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Opposite of to form an understanding or conclusion from something
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Opposite of to muster
“After manifesting his internal emotional turmoil, he finally had to yield, and watch a romantic comedy with his girlfriend.”
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Opposite of to give a representation, or an account of, in art or literature
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Opposite of to receive a particular treatment
“If you avoid making mistakes, you will never learn from them.”
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Opposite of make a rough drawing of
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Opposite of to evoke or draw out (a reaction, answer, or fact) from someone
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Opposite of to remove the innards of
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Opposite of to come or go near, or nearer to, in place or time
“The enemy was there before them, but would quickly retreat at the sight of shields and pikes.”
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Opposite of to exert force on (someone or something) so as to cause movement towards oneself
“Three of his brothers would have to get out and push the immobilized car forward.”
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Opposite of to get or hold the attention of
“Comedians can lose their audience if they don't get to the punchline quick enough.”
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Opposite of to remove from a particular place
“The chef would place a heap of anchovies on my pizza despite me specifically telling him not to.”
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Opposite of to encourage or cause a certain event or outcome
“Alternatively, if you want to prevent negative commentary, you could avoid social media altogether.”
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Opposite of to take away from
“They would need to add an extra year to his contract to finally close negotiations.”
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Opposite of to receive payment for work
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Opposite of to implicate someone in a situation
“Marilyn hoped the public would now disassociate her client from the crime after all charges were dropped.”
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Opposite of to (selectively) take or derive from a source
“Although it was possible for us to originate the text for a subject such as World War II, it would obviously be impossible for us to originate the images.”
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Opposite of to draw in a specified direction, especially by creating a vacuum
“When two south poles are brought together, the magnets repel each other.”
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Opposite of to empty or draw out from a space or container
“She sings from her heart and tries to fill the hospital ward with some much-needed joy.”
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Opposite of to fetch (an amount of money) as income or profit
“If the investment does not pan out, they will likely lose a lot of money.”
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Opposite of to attract the interest of, especially of a group
“The loss of flexibility a family suffers when it buys rather than rents will deter many buyers.”
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Opposite of to write or draw up a preliminary outline of a document or speech
“When the evening's business with the President concluded, Bill rejoined Venecia and they returned to Blair House for a night of rest and to finalize his speech.”
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Opposite of to receive as a return for effort
“Apparently, his penitentiary has bestowed him the honor of model prisoner.”
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Opposite of border or bound
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Opposite of to come into possession of, or to receive in return for effort
“They told him that it was very important not to lose the evidence of aliens.”
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Opposite of to use, empty or drain completely
“It was wise for Rafa to take his foot off the pedal and conserve his energy for the next match.”
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Opposite of to take for temporary use
“Are these people not prepared to lend their services to the human race gratis?”
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Opposite of to form or forge with a hammer
Noun
Opposite of a game or contest that ends with the score even
“If the bout ends in a win for him, he will be the undisputed greatest of all time.”
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Opposite of a person or thing that is very attractive or interesting
“A loss will be the nail in the coffin for his professional tennis career.”
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Opposite of a quality or ability to control, charm or influence people
“We may infer that the repulsiveness of his character was heightened by frequent irritability and furious excesses of passion on slight occasions.”
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Opposite of something that causes one to feel attraction
“Being on the eleventh floor was enough of a deterrence for Jake to forego the conference due to his irrational fear of heights.”
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Opposite of something that tempts or is used to tempt a person or animal to do something
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Opposite of a situation in which further action or progress by opposing or competing parties seems impossible
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Opposite of a highlight or special attraction of a particular place, thing or event
“It helps to enjoy the film with no prior knowledge or expectations of the character, as his treatment is the clear lowlight of the movie.”
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Opposite of a place or thing which draws visitors by providing something of interest or pleasure
“Really, the only minor detraction was the bizarre insistence at the gates that any bottled drinks had to have the caps taken off, and thrown away.”
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Opposite of same score
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Opposite of the principle of physics by which matter is drawn from one space into another because the pressure inside the second space is lower than the pressure in the first
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