What is the opposite of keeping up?

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Verb
Opposite of present participle for to be able to match or compete with (a competitor, opponent or peer)
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to maintain, prolong, or keep something (good) going
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to continue or remain in a given state
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to remain in existence or active despite challenges
Noun
An act, event or occurrence representing an ending or shutdown
“There would be a need to make up for the three weeks that had been lost following the premature closure of the institution.”
Noun
The action of using up a resource
“We can start by reducing our energy consumption and turning to renewable resources.”
Noun
A marked change in form, nature, or appearance
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