What is the opposite of means?

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Noun
Opposite of the medium, method, or instrument used to obtain a result or achieve an end
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Opposite of money, resources or income
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Opposite of a means of attaining an end, especially one that is convenient but possibly improper or immoral
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Opposite of the quality or condition of being instrumental
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Opposite of a means of securing the necessities of life
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Opposite of material wealth
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Opposite of a strategy worked out in advance to achieve a goal
“I had to rely on improvisation as I was given very little to work with during my presentation.”
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Opposite of a method in which to do something
“Our idleness has led to decreased productivity.”
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Opposite of a natural or established process by which something takes place or is brought about
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Opposite of money received, especially on a regular basis, for work or through investments
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Opposite of a method in which to do something
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(usually in plural form "assets") Opposite of the total value or worth of one's money and property
“His liabilities have grown substantially over the last few years following an accumulation of debt.”
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Opposite of a method or set of methods for doing or organizing something
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Opposite of food, clothes, and other essentials for living
“Please don't bring any non-essentials, as our luggage is already bursting at the seams.”
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Opposite of a structure that complements or supplements something else
“Before induction into a specific branch of the armed forces, recruits undergo at least nine weeks of basic military training.”
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Opposite of an unexpected situation, detail or circumstance, often unpleasant
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Opposite of the success or failure of a person or enterprise over a period of time
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(archaic) Opposite of an ingenious or devious device or stratagem
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Opposite of an element or circumstance contributing to a result
“Together, each constituent contributes to the whole in its entirety.”
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Opposite of something which is likely to lead to a particular outcome
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Opposite of a person's predestined situation or status in life
Noun
Opposite of plural for a state equally removed from two opposite extremes
“If you want to fit into that small dress in time for the wedding, you will have to be on the extremity of being in a calorie deficit.”
Verb
Opposite of to signify or convey an object or idea
“The refrigerator is still full of food, which will contradict any presumption that I have to go shopping for groceries again.”
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Opposite of to have intentions for a given outcome
“It would chance that Cersei and Jaime would have children, though it may not necessarily have been their intention to do so.”
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(usually used in past participle form) Opposite of to design or destine for a particular purpose
“I could only dream that I would achieve greatness one day, even if it was never meant to be.”
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Opposite of to have as a consequence or result
“The expected lull in the economy will negate the prospect of prosperity for most people.”
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Opposite of to be important (to)
“It would be of no consequence to me if you chose not to be my bridesmaid at my wedding.”
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