What is the opposite of grip?

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Noun
Opposite of a very tight hold
Noun
Opposite of effective control over something
Noun
Opposite of control or dominance over someone or something
“This kind of freedom may coincide with the cruelest despotism and with the subjugation of the overwhelming majority of the people.”
Noun
Opposite of a way of holding something or the act of holding it
“The release of the ball is pivotal to a good serving technique.”
Noun
Opposite of the part by which a thing is held, carried, or controlled
Noun
Opposite of an interpretation of something created in the mind
“Your ignorance has rendered you incapable of responding positively to human interaction.”
Noun
Opposite of the grip of a tyre on a road or a wheel on a rail
Noun
Opposite of the power or right to give orders, make decisions, and enforce obedience
“Their powerlessness to control the raging protests across the country will result in small scale confrontations with police.”
Noun
Opposite of a firm or secure grip, especially with one's feet
Noun
Opposite of a greater level of understanding
“What we have here is a total ignorance of the issues at hand.”
Noun
Opposite of a mechanism for keeping a door, window, lid, or container fastened
“He rummaged through his pockets for the key to the front door but was unsuccessful.”
Noun
(someone's clutches) Opposite of a person's power or control, especially when regarded as inescapable
Noun
Opposite of a person's employment status
“Not bad for an incidental photographer who took up photography mostly as a necessity rather than an avocation.”
Noun
Opposite of a solid grip with one's feet
“A slip on this rugged terrain can cause serious injury.”
Noun
Opposite of the action or process of adhering to a surface or object
Noun
Opposite of the ability to use or control something
“There are cries of how lawyers and others have allegedly connived in the misapplication of justice.”
Noun
Opposite of control or dominion over something
“He demanded total subservience to his authority.”
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(hold of) Opposite of the knowledge gained from understanding or knowing something
“This mess is the result of our misapprehension of the situation.”
Noun
Opposite of an act of squeezing something
“It operates from six batteries at speeds up to one frame per second, activated by a release on the grip handle.”
Noun
Opposite of a paid position of regular employment
“He understood the importance of organized political parties and pursued politics as a career, not simply an avocation.”
Verb
Opposite of to take a tight hold of
Verb
Opposite of to hold or engage the attention of
Verb
Opposite of to enthrall, charm or captivate
“I was in very good company, and managed to bore some extremely nice people to death.”
Verb
Opposite of to cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress
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Opposite of to distract, or to occupy or draw one's attention or thoughts
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Opposite of to hold or engage the attention of
“I managed to maintain a controlled line but the headache and dizziness were starting to distract me.”
Verb
Opposite of to overwhelm with emotion
“He grew more distant towards the family that abandoned him, and news of his ex-wife's cancer diagnosis unaffected him.”
Verb
Opposite of to feel or manipulate with the hands
Verb
Opposite of to join or connect securely together
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