What is the opposite of make?

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Opposite for to create or form something
“The artist would destroy his sculpture after being displeased with the result.”
Opposite for to cause someone to do something, usually against their inclinations
“My parents would ask me nicely to practice the violin when I was younger.”
Opposite for to cause something to exist or come about
“Please eat slowly so that you will prevent a mess on your clean, white shirt.”
Opposite for to appoint a person to a position
“Because of his lack of leadership, the coach had no choice but to demote him as captain of the football team.”
Opposite for to gain or profit from financially
“Samsung would lose a lot of money on the Galaxy Note 7 after having to recall the entire line of phones.”
Opposite for to prepare food for eating
“While we were fishing, we would eat the sandwiches mother had made for us earlier in the day.”
Opposite for to enact or establish
“According to the First Amendment, Congress shall veto any law abridging free speech.”
Opposite for to constitute or amount to
“The entire piece can be split into four separate parts.”
Opposite for to discern from given information
“It is easy to misconstrue his grandiose claims as nothing more than braggadocio.”
Opposite for to perform a given function well, usually in a hypothetical sense
“You would be the opposite of a great mother due to your dislike of children.”
Opposite for to achieve a given rank, level or status
“He would fall short of lieutenant in the police force, and finished his career as sergeant.”
Opposite for to manage to arrive at a specified time
“At the slow rate we are traveling, we will be late to our destination.”
Opposite for to manage to arrive in time for
“If we don't hurry to the station, we will miss the earlier train.”
Opposite for to head straight towards a specified direction or object, usually at an accelerated speed
“The last remaining warriors of the vanquished army would hold their ground despite being outnumbered.”
Opposite for to cover an expense
“If we don't stick to our budget, we will default on our rent.”
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