What is the opposite of identify?

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Opposite of to establish or make a determination on the nature of someone or something
“Many people mistake the endangered water vole for the brown rat and accidentally poison them or disturb their burrows.”
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Opposite of to have a strong connection with
“I used to have a strong affinity to that group, but after discovering their network of corrupt dealings, I wish to dissociate myself from them.”
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Opposite of to consider or regard somebody or something as
“We will disregard his status as a citizen of this country, and then prosecute him for treasonous activities against our nation.”
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Opposite of to classify as
“The US Fish and Wildlife Service will decide next month whether to declassify the bald eagle as a threatened species.”
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Opposite of to draw an association between two or more things
“I just wish I could disassociate this running commentary with my love life, as it is driving me insane.”
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Opposite of to state explicitly
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Opposite of to come to an awareness of something
“She tried to hide all evidence of her crime.”
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Opposite of to identify or select something from a range of options
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Opposite of to feel, notice or detect with one's senses
“He would miss most of the show because he was distracted by his phone.”
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Opposite of find or identify with great accuracy or precision
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Opposite of to attach a label to
“You should remove your luggage tags once you exit the airport.”
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Opposite of to identify from a knowledge of appearance or character
“I'll never forget his face, as he got down at Swinburne's Hotel.”
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Opposite of to choose or select
“I firmly believe in taking the custom route, deselect any options that you don't think you need and only select those that you do.”
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Opposite of to be an identifying characteristic or mark of
“They have a tiger tattoo that links them to the same clan.”
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Opposite of to give a specified name or description to
“They made a conscientious effort to delabel those who are marginalized.”
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Opposite of to mention as an example or reference
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Opposite of to decide or determine correctly or with certainty
“I figure that this might be a big problem.”
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Opposite of to mark passages of or specific text as a means of memorizing for future reference
“I had to erase a lot of inappropriate content in your piece.”
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Opposite of to mention as an example or reference
“Neighbors often direct the nurse to the home of a sick person with the request that she withhold the source of her information.”
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Opposite of to appoint or specify as a selection
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Opposite of to ascertain through analysis or investigation
“The detectives would disprove that Steven was innocent after finding traces of the victim's DNA on his premises.”
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Opposite of to form or have a close personal relationship with
“My sister and I may be twins, but we clash frequently.”
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Opposite of to designate a particular name or title
“Andrew was not his real name and other aspects of his background have been changed in order to anonymize him.”
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Opposite of to sort or divide into classes or categories
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Opposite of to expose or reveal the true nature or character of
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Opposite of to sign one's initial(s), as an abbreviated signature
“You cannot unsign the document after lodging it into the system.”
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