What is the opposite of gathering?

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Noun
(dispersal) Opposite of an assembly or meeting, especially one held for a specific purpose
“Police would arrive to make their presence felt, resulting in the dispersal of the crowd.”
Noun
(individual) Opposite of an assembly or meeting, especially one held for a specific purpose
“It was highly disappointing that only one individual would turn up to the event.”
Noun
Opposite of a quantity or group of accumulated items
“Governments have always used mass media as a means for the dissemination of information.”
Noun
Opposite of a mass meeting of people making a political protest or showing support for a cause
Noun
Opposite of a social gathering of invited guests
Noun
Opposite of a fold or pleat
Noun
Opposite of an untidy collection of objects placed haphazardly on top of each other
Noun
Opposite of a large meeting or conference, especially of members of a political party or a particular profession or group
Noun
Opposite of a large, densely packed crowd of people or animals
Noun
Opposite of a large number of people or things doing or undergoing the same thing
Noun
Opposite of the act or process of becoming larger in quantity
“As this energy system becomes depleted, there is a gradual decrease in power output, which can be measured as a decrease in performance.”
Noun
Opposite of a social gathering or enjoyable activity held to celebrate something
“I prefer solitude because I have an introverted personality.”
Noun
Opposite of a large unit of things or people
“The responsibility for redesigning the motherboards has been assigned to a specialized division within the company.”
Noun
Opposite of the number of people attending or taking part in an event, especially the number of people voting in an election
Noun
Opposite of an assembly of people for a particular purpose
Noun
Opposite of people who have gathered together
“An individual was loitering outside the shop.”
Noun
Opposite of a crowd of people pressed closely together
Verb
Opposite of coming into possession of
“I will be giving my old laptop to my younger brother.”
Verb
(with clause) Opposite of to believe without reason
“I am rejecting the ridiculous idea that this earth might actually be flat.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to bring together and take in from scattered places or sources
“Mosquitoes have been known to spread diseases such as malaria.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to gather or meet in a common location
“If one of the key indicators of a show's success is how reluctantly the audience disperse once the house lights are up, this was not Nick's finest hour.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to bring together or amass as a single group or collection
“Another way to separate the egg yolk from the white is to use a clean, empty plastic water bottle.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to learn from information given
“Mr. Stevens, I think you misunderstand my point, so allow me to clarify.”
Verb
(of plants, fruits, etc.) Opposite of present participle for to collect for food
“Word had traveled fast among the local tribes as they now gathered out in the grass fields to distribute the food among themselves.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to grow larger or more numerous
“Most children will have some attachment problems just due to their life circumstances, but these problems diminish over time with love and attention.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to come or bring together
“We'll split the group and switch halfway through, so you'll have a chance to shoot both locations.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for 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.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to pull (someone) into one's arms
“Please don't push me away!”
Verb
(sewing) Opposite of present participle for to add pleats or folds to a piece of cloth, normally to reduce its width
“She tried once more to smooth the creases out of her rust-colored skirt.”
Adjective
Opposite of about to happen
Adjective
Opposite of taking
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