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What is the opposite of going?

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Adjective
Opposite of being in effective or current operation, action, or force
“That machine has been inactive for five years, and there are no plans to restore it.”
Adjective
Opposite of accepted, used or practiced by most people
“Obstacles have stymied innovation and made managers unwilling to try nonstandard practices that may provoke conflicts with segments of the public.”
Adjective
Opposite of having achieved a goal or state of prosperity
“Countless successful people have repeatedly demonstrated that a failed venture need not deter anyone from trying again.”
Adjective
Opposite of gradually ceasing to exist or function
Adjective
Opposite of tending, or likely, to generate financial profits
Adjective
Opposite of producing a surplus or profitable
Adjective
Opposite of on the way towards
Adjective
Opposite of in progress, currently taking place
Adjective
Opposite of that makes a profit
Adjective
Opposite of having a period of great prosperity or rapid economic growth
Adjective
Opposite of in motion
“When ready to pounce the wasp moves swiftly when its prey is usually in a stationary position.”
Adjective
Opposite of started on the way towards
“We are stuck in the middle of traffic and haven't moved for twenty minutes.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of leaving or exiting a place or vicinity
“The arrival of a construction crew at their house attracted the curiosity of their neighbors.”
Noun
Opposite of the action or process of moving through or forward in time or place
“This dysgenic crisis would surely bring communism and the regression of mankind.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of leaving or exiting a place or vicinity
Noun
Opposite of movement onwards or forwards or towards a specific destination
“The army made its retreat when they realized they were heavily outnumbered.”
Noun
Opposite of the action or process of moving forward in place or time
“Wu Luan does not move, embodying an extreme motionlessness in contrast to Wan's energetic exit as she sweeps out, her long robes trailing behind her.”
Verb
Opposite of reaching a specified state or condition
“The food is staying fresh after being kept in the refrigerator.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to depart or leave
“At what will you come?”
Verb
(of an an action or process) Opposite of present participle for to start or to begin
“Once you finish watching this episode, please commence with your homework.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for 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.”
Verb
(stopping) Opposite of present participle for to proceed or turn out in a specified or successful way
“The show would stop abruptly and perplex the entire audience.”
Verb
(failing) Opposite of present participle for to proceed or turn out in a specified or successful way
“I really did not expect the experiment to fail, but fail it did.”
Verb
(go with) Opposite of present participle for to be consistent or in agreement with
“Surveillance footage would contradict Jessie's account of what had happened.”
Verb
(go with) Opposite of present participle for to be harmonious, complementary, or matching (with something or someone)
“He deliberate wore pants in colors that would contrast against his shirt.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to die or cease living
“Despite a scary encounter with a shark, Tom said he would still live on the edge.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to draw to a close
“He definitely has potential, so we should persist with him for a little longer.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
“The doctor would recommend some physical exercises to strengthen the muscles around her knees.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to give way or fall to pieces
“It may be old and rickety, but the bridge will hold.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to make a noise or sound
“George would press a button to mute the deafening siren.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to operate or function
“My old computer was slow and would malfunction regularly.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to be lost or stolen
“Eventually, the stolen paintings would be returned to their rightful owner.”
Verb
(rare, more often phrased as "go through") Opposite of present participle for to endure
“Nick would finally relent after being pushed to the limit by his personal trainer.”
Adverb
Opposite of along the way
Adverb
Opposite of in operation
“Keep it turned off for the time being while we repair it.”
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