What is the opposite of passes?

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Opposite of to move across or through a given point
“We would have to stop at the crossing in order for the children to safely walk across to their school.”
Opposite of to get ahead of
“She would block my path and I would have to remain where I was for the duration of the escalator journey.”
Opposite of to go beyond the limits of
“In his last three attempts, Kenneth would consistently subceed his personal best time.”
(of a candidate) Opposite of to be successful in (an examination, test, or course)
“Do not entertain thoughts of failure, for you will fail before you even begin.”
Opposite of to give or hand over
“I would rather you keep it for yourself than to give it to someone who does not deserve it.”
Opposite of to draw to a close
“If symptoms persist, please see a doctor.”
Opposite of to come to the end of one's life
“Even after a scary brush with death, he would continue to live on the edge.”
Opposite of to enact or establish legally or legislatively
“Some members of the Senate would reject any proposition to break away from the Union.”
Opposite of to pronounce (a judgement or judicial sentence)
“In an unexpected twist of fate, the judge would withhold the defendant's sentence.”
Opposite of to decide not to do something
“Ned Nederlander would accept the German's challenge of a quickdraw.”
(of an action or remark) Opposite of to happen
“He reminded her that his love for her would never fade.”
(of an action or remark) Opposite of to be accepted without scrutiny
“The media will scrutinize every little thing a professional athlete will do on-field and off-field.”
(of time) Opposite of to elapse
“Can you please stop the timer in approximately half an hour?”
(sport) Opposite of to kick, hit, or throw (the ball) to another player
“You should retain possession of the ball if there is nobody to pass to.”
Opposite of to express in words to someone
“If you are going to withhold important information, we will have to detain you.”
Opposite of plural for an act of moving or going through a given point
“The convoys would have to come to a halt to undergo stringent checks before proceeding.”
Opposite of plural for a route over or through mountains
“An impasse was reached, and the truck would have to turn around to find another route.”
Opposite of plural for a path cleared for passage or travel
“You will reach a blockade at the end of this straight, and your only option will be to turn left.”
Opposite of plural for a legal or official authorization for entry
“Management of the stadium will enforce a ban on those who engage in belligerent behavior.”
Opposite of plural for the realization or fulfilment of a plan or project
“Despite their effort, it was all for naught.”
(sports) Opposite of plural for an act of kicking, hitting or throwing the ball to another player
Retention of possession was quite clearly on the agenda this week after the opposition recorded an unprecedented amount of steals in the last game.”
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