What is the opposite of go?

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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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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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Opposite of to turn out as planned or desired
“I really did not expect the experiment to fail, but fail it did.”
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(go with) Opposite of to be in agreement on every point
“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 stop living
“Despite a scary encounter with a shark, Tom said he would still live on the edge.”
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Opposite of to come to an end
“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 lose bodily strength or vigor
“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 have an intention to do something
“Do not ignore your duties again or you will be severely reprimanded.”
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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 move forward along a course
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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 occur within a continuous range of variation
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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 come to an end
“If symptoms persist, please see a doctor.”
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Opposite of to be in agreement on every point
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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 quickly
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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.”
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Opposite of to be positioned along a certain course or in a certain direction
“With finite sample sizes, the curves deviate from this straight line and the deviation increases as the sample size decreases.”
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Opposite of be part of, be in proper place
Verb
Opposite of form a harmonious combination
Noun
Opposite of a practice or interest that is very popular for a short 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 an effort to achieve or complete a difficult task or action
Noun
Opposite of ardor or zeal inspired by passion or enthusiasm
Noun
Opposite of an attempt to do something
Adjective
Opposite of being in a state of readiness
“We are unprepared to launch the application just yet!”
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