What is the opposite of off?

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Adverb
Opposite of from or to a given place
“I have a message for you! A German says to wait here!”
Adverb
Opposite of towards one side
“Don't move! Stay here!”
Adverb
Opposite of into a state of non-existence
“Things are beginning to take shape and the colors are starting to come in.”
Adverb
Opposite of back or backward
Adverb
Opposite of well off from the mark, or far from the intended target
“Since his first set, he has been able to hit winners accurately and consistently.”
Adjective
Opposite of in an idle state due to not being used or employed
“Nico was reminded to keep his tracking device on at all times, otherwise, the deal would be called off.”
Adjective
Opposite of taking a break from work
“Just to clear up the confusion, I will be in this coming Monday, but not the following one.”
Adjective
Opposite of away, absent or having left from a given place
“The judge is still present in his chambers if you would like to see him.”
Adjective
Opposite of canceled or postponed
“The top official guaranteed that the tennis matches would still be on despite the controversies surrounding players' salaries.”
Adjective
Opposite of started on the way towards
“We are stuck in the middle of traffic and haven't moved for twenty minutes.”
Adjective
Opposite of feeling sickly or unwell
“He was fit and firing today, even achieving a personal best time in his run.”
Adjective
Opposite of rancid or rotten
“For dessert, they presented mouth-watering vanilla sabayon served in a champagne flute and layered with fresh fruit and biscuit.”
Adjective
Opposite of low in quality or below expectations
“Displaying exceptional skills, she received the Varshilov medal for shooting excellence, a distinguished national award.”
Adjective
Opposite of small or improbable in the degree of likelihood
“There is a good chance that it will rain tomorrow, and we may have to postpone our football game to the following weekend.”
Adjective
Opposite of lacking in accuracy or truth
“This is nowhere more obvious than in quantum electrodynamics which is the most accurate theory in the history of science so far.”
Adjective
Opposite of no longer available
“I pulled into a local KFC and they told me that they had run out of chicken, but the nuggets were still available.”
Adjective
Opposite of inappropriate, untoward or indecent in nature
“If you have the opportunity to reach out to the fallen officer's family, ensure that you have been briefed on what is and is not the appropriate thing to say while in their presence.”
Adjective
(British, informal) Opposite of annoying or unfair
“We've got a kiosk in reception that sells items you might need for a reasonable price.”
Adjective
(British, informal) Opposite of unfriendly or hostile
“Whatever your reason for nominating, be it a good selection of drinks, friendly bar staff, or a relaxed atmosphere, we want to hear from you.”
Adjective
Opposite of low in standard or quality due to lacking in a required or necessary quality
Adjective
(of organic matter) Opposite of decaying or rotting and emitting a fetid smell
Adjective
Opposite of decaying or no longer fresh
Adjective
Opposite of logged off
Adjective
Opposite of organically decayed or broken down
Adjective
Opposite of not engaged in work, responsibilities or obligations
“I will actually still be busy this weekend as I still have plenty of work to complete.”
Adjective
Opposite of in an idle state due to not being used or employed
Adjective
(of one's time) Opposite of free or recreational in nature
“I have a set schedule I adhere to, and I do not answer the family phone during my work hours.”
Adjective
Opposite of showing haughty disregard
Adjective
Opposite of having the feeling that one is about to vomit
Adjective
Opposite of impolite, rude or bad-mannered
Adjective
Opposite of not operating or being used
“The printer is currently in use by our busy staff.”
Adjective
Opposite of small in degree or level
“If he is a regular enough reader of the daily papers, there is a strong chance he will change his discourse and show concerns about all of these subjects.”
Adjective
Opposite of not appropriate, worthy, or safe to eat
Verb
(informal) Opposite of to kill or cause the death of
“The Vikings were in good spirits, becoming well disposed to Bagnold, and decided to spare him instead of killing him.”
Verb
(bear) Opposite of to kill or cause the death of
Verb
Opposite of to murder or assassinate someone
“So if they resurrect any more dead characters remember where you heard it first.”
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