What is the opposite of go?

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Verb
Opposite of to advance or proceed physically
“Just stay here until I return.”
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Opposite of to depart or leave
“At what will you come?”
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(of an an action or process) Opposite of to start or to begin
“Once you finish watching this episode, please commence with your homework.”
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Opposite of to be positioned over or along a certain course or in a certain direction
“The railings will end at the end of this corner, so proceed carefully thereafter.”
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(stop) Opposite of to proceed or turn out in a specified way
“The show would stop abruptly and perplex the entire audience.”
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(fail) Opposite of to proceed or turn out in a specified way
“I really did not expect the experiment to fail, but fail it did.”
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(go with) Opposite of to be consistent or in agreement with
“Surveillance footage would contradict Jessie's account of what had happened.”
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(go with) Opposite of to be harmonious, complementary, or matching (with something or someone)
“He deliberate wore pants in colors that would contrast against his shirt.”
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Opposite of to die or cease living
“Despite a scary encounter with a shark, Tom said he would still live on the edge.”
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Opposite of to draw to a close
“He definitely has potential, so we should persist with him for a little longer.”
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Opposite of to pass into or be in a specified state, especially an undesirable one
“Pickles can remain edible for as long as one to two years past the expiration date if they are properly stored.”
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Opposite of to be dismissed from one's employment
“Unfortunately, only employees in senior positions would remain at the company.”
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Opposite of to deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
“The doctor would recommend some physical exercises to strengthen the muscles around her knees.”
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(of time) Opposite of to pass by
“Time does not stop for anyone.”
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Opposite of to give way or fall to pieces
“It may be old and rickety, but the bridge will hold.”
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Opposite of to make a noise or sound
“George would press a button to mute the deafening siren.”
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Opposite of to operate or function
“My old computer was slow and would malfunction regularly.”
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Opposite of to be lost or stolen
“Eventually, the stolen paintings would be returned to their rightful owner.”
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(rare, more often phrased as "go through") Opposite of to endure
“Nick would finally relent after being pushed to the limit by his personal trainer.”
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(of a business) Opposite of to go bankrupt
“Against the odds, his cafe would thrive in a suburb that was saturated with various eatery options.”
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Opposite of to tolerate, endure or put up with (something)
“On the contrary, the federal regulations, and the ethical principles on which they rest, would seem to disallow such behavior.”
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Opposite of to have an intention to do something
“Do not ignore your duties again or you will be severely reprimanded.”
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Opposite of to end or draw to a close
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To move or proceed onward
“The troops will continue to push southwards in the coming weeks.”
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Opposite of to make progress
“His condition will regress if we don't do anything about it now.”
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Opposite of to range or occur within a continuous spectrum
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Opposite of to move at a fast speed on foot
“She watched in gentle adoration, her two-year-old daughter walk slowly toward her.”
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Opposite of to collapse or burst inward violently
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Opposite of to step down from one's position or role
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Opposite of to be consistent or in agreement with
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Opposite of to go into decline
“The results of your blood tests show that your health is starting to improve.”
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Opposite of to go somewhere quickly, usually without notice
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Opposite of to change, progress, or develop in a specified way
“He said problems of competitiveness would also severely constrain the small industry sector, which he feared would stagnate.”
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(of an action or remark) Opposite of to be accepted without scrutiny
“The media will scrutinize every little thing a professional athlete will do on-field and off-field.”
Verb
Opposite of to extend or be positioned in a given course or direction
“With finite sample sizes, the curves deviate from this straight line and the deviation increases as the sample size decreases.”
Noun
Opposite of a phenomenon that is popular for a short period of time
“Zoolander is such a countertrend right now!”
Noun
Opposite of a readiness to engage in (usually challenging) activity
“He has consistently demonstrated apathy and an unwillingness to push himself.”
Noun
Opposite of the strength and vitality required for sustained physical or mental activity
“The weariness and lethargy of the men are found in many places, and this is evident in no better place than the Weary Gentleman Saloon.”
Noun
Opposite of ardor or zeal inspired by passion or enthusiasm
Adjective
Opposite of being in a state of readiness
“We are unprepared to launch the application just yet!”
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