What is the opposite of prepare?

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Opposite of to make or get ready
“Is it possible for you to rearrange your schedule so that you can perform most of your specific tasks at the time of day that you are most energized?”
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Opposite of to make plans or preparations for
“My parents rarely fostered my ambitions and did much to unprepare me for the real world.”
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Opposite of to teach and form by practice
“Faculty advisors must keep up with modifications in university policies or they risk employing ineffective advising methods that misguide students with outdated information.”
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Opposite of to ready oneself for a challenging experience
“How is it they as believers could succumb to the experience of being forsaken by God, in terror before the withdrawal of divine love?”
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Opposite of to strategically plan a course of action
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Opposite of to prepare something in advance
“The coach was out of ideas and it was now up the players to get creative and improvise.”
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Opposite of to design, organize or arrange something in a methodical manner
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Opposite of to break up (soil) in preparation for sowing or planting
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Opposite of to instruct or guide in a particular skill or field
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Opposite of to plan the look and function of a product by making a detailed drawing of it
“This is not the time and place to extemporize, because they will see right through our lack of planning.”
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Opposite of to prepare or plan in advance
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Opposite of to create or produce something, typically a creative piece of work
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Opposite of to carry out a plan with a specific purpose in mind
“The developers would abandon the new update after it received a poor reception from the public.”
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Opposite of to prepare oneself (or others) emotionally or mentally, especially for something challenging
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Opposite of to provide information to
“She could no longer hide the terrible secret she had been keeping from everyone.”
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Opposite of to provide an educational or philosophical foundation for
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Opposite of to furnish with, or cause to be present
“Our landlord will withhold the furniture for our new apartment.”
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Opposite of to warn in advance
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Opposite of to prepare something for use
“When you finalize all the necessary settings, the drone will be good to go.”
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(of an event or activity) Opposite of to make arrangements or preparations for
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Opposite of to supply or equip with
“After intense criticism, the Government has been leaning on the Auditor General to strip his resources.”
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Opposite of make aware
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Opposite of to teach, train or educate in a given field
“The teacher worried that her lack of content knowledge in mathematics might have caused her to mislead her students in science.”
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Opposite of to adapt to a new climate or environment
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Opposite of to make, or become, competent or prepared for some position or task
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Opposite of influence to believe something
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Opposite of to provide the means to do something
“The government feared that increased taxes would prevent businesses from hiring more staff.”
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Opposite of to set up or outfit with the necessary equipment or configuration
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Opposite of to set up or establish
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Opposite of to perform a series of actions on something
“The machine would stand idly by and neglect the thermoplastic material.”
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Opposite of to instill courage into
“The dragon's loud roar served to startle the enemy soldiers.”
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Opposite of to prepare or make in advance
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Opposite of to formulate by design
“After almost fourteen years of struggle, Lockheed made the decision to end the program.”
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Opposite of to prepare for an activity
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Opposite of to prepare something for use
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Opposite of to create or form something
“The artist would destroy his sculpture after being displeased with the result.”
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Opposite of to train or mold by instruction or example
“If they ripped Manny away from my loving arms, they could begin tormenting him mentally and emotionally to break his fragile spirit.”
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Opposite of convert for military use
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Opposite of to fit by alteration
“The ancient tribe largely keep to themselves and avoid contact with the modern world to preserve their way of life.”
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(look to or look at) Opposite of to hope for, or aspire to, a goal or dream
“Despite their flagging market position, they would refuse to improve their product in any way.”
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Opposite of to remove the innards of
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Opposite of to subject to a chemical or industrial process
“We initially wanted to treat the brick wall with acid wash, but we liked the texture and decided to leave as is.”
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