What is the opposite of oppose?

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Opposite of to defy or put up an opposition to
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Opposite of to struggle to overcome, eliminate, or prevent
“The network will finally bow to mounting pressure to remove the controversial show from its nightly rotation.”
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(of an action or event) Opposite of to prevent from happening
“Despite the best efforts of the protestors, the politicians would expedite the ratification of the new law.”
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Opposite of to feel an intense dislike for
“I really love going to the beach on a warm and sunny day.”
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Opposite of state that one refuses to admit the truth or existence of
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Opposite of to come face to face with (someone) with hostile or argumentative intent
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Opposite of to confront or come up against
“I order you to stand down and retreat, Captain!”
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Opposite of to differ strikingly or to be an unsuitable match
“Our opinions would often align during our discussions on any topic.”
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Opposite of to try to prevent by action or argument
“Sachs's impression from this exchange was that Rania was respectful of others' customs and beliefs but also insistent that they accept the protocols of their new home.”
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Opposite of to resist authority, control, or convention
“What unites the tyrannical of this world is the human instinct to obey and to conform, an instinct malignly exploited by evil leaders.”
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Opposite of to complain or grumble
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Opposite of to give force or effect toward
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Opposite of to express uncertainty
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(sports) Opposite of to compete against
“She was excited to partner with her longtime culinary idol in a cookoff against one of the best chefs in the country.”
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Opposite of to differ strikingly or to be an unsuitable match
“He wore a navy suit to complement her plunging dress.”
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