What is the opposite of makes?

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Opposite of to create or form something
“The artist would destroy his sculpture after being displeased with the result.”
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Opposite of to cause someone to do something, usually against their inclinations
“My parents would ask me nicely to practice the violin when I was younger.”
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Opposite of to cause something to exist or come about
“Please eat slowly so that you will prevent a mess on your clean, white shirt.”
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Opposite of 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.”
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Opposite of 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.”
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Opposite of to enact or establish
“According to the First Amendment, Congress shall veto any law abridging free speech.”
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Opposite of to constitute or amount to
“The entire piece can be split into four separate parts.”
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Opposite of to discern from given information
“It is easy to misconstrue his grandiose claims as nothing more than braggadocio.”
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Opposite of 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.”
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Opposite of to achieve a given rank, level or status
“He would fall short of lieutenant in the police force, and finished his career as a sergeant.”
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Opposite of to manage to arrive in time for
“If we don't hurry to the station, we will miss the earlier train.”
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Opposite of 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.”
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Opposite of to cover an expense
“If we don't stick to our budget, we will default on our rent.”
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