What is the opposite of on?

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Adjective
Opposite of being in effective or current operation, action, or force
“I know many people have requested to use it, but the machine is currently off.”
Adjective
Opposite of going ahead or performing according to schedule
“If I see even one police officer after eleven, the deal is off!”
Adjective
Opposite of capable of being accomplished
Adjective
Opposite of on horseback
Adverb
Opposite of further forward in time or place
“I advised him to keep along the path, but he started meandering off.”
Adverb
Opposite of indicating continuation of a movement or action
“The phone continued to ring and beep intermittently, and Harry knew this was a bad sign.”
Adverb
Opposite of in operation
“Keep it turned off for the time being while we repair it.”
Adverb
Opposite of into the future (in perpetuity)
“To spot the visual icons of the future, we need to understand why certain images were accorded that status previously.”
Adverb
Opposite of moving forward
Adverb
Opposite of in front of or from one side to the other of
“He would follow behind, hoping to get a lead on their involvement in the crime.”
Preposition
Opposite of positioned at the upper surface of
“He would have to be deft enough to place the tracking device under the car without anybody noticing.”
Preposition
Opposite of supported by something
“If you're lucky enough to find a kneebar that lets you take your hands off the wall on an overhanging rock climb, just hang upside-down.”
Preposition
Opposite of at, near, or adjacent to
“Running as fast as his little feet can carry him, he is able to gain a fair distance away from the creature.”
Preposition
Opposite of dealing with the subject of
“The student would ignore library areas and books unrelated to the research topic.”
Preposition
Opposite of relating to or concerning
“He continued to spout useless rhetoric despite its irrelevance to the matter.”
Preposition
Opposite of with reference to
Preposition
Opposite of using the means of
“Officer John McClane had saved a group of hostages, and did so without the aid of reinforcements.”
Preposition
Opposite of at the time of
“The witness stated that the defendant approached her before the arrival of her friend.”
Preposition
Opposite of in relation to
“The world working class must rally to the banner of internationalism and unite against globally organized capital.”
Preposition
(mathematics) Opposite of divided by
“Can you pass me that four by four Lego brick, please?”
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