What is the opposite of present?

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Adjective
Opposite of existing or happening right now
“The Avengers have faced a number of dangerous enemies, each time finding a way to save the Earth from an impending end.”
Adjective
Opposite of modern or contemporary
“Attached to the wall, were manual typewriters with rusted and missing parts, mute relics of an antiquated era in communication.”
Adjective
Opposite of denotes being at or within a specified space or place
“It is disappointing to see so many participants missing despite registering and committing to the course.”
Adjective
Opposite of relating to or existing at the present time
“My future plan is to have a basketball camp in every state for young underprivileged girls.”
Adjective
Opposite of currently in effect
“And with dawning horror, Sally realized that the flashlight's batteries were dead.”
Adjective
Opposite of currently in use or valid
Adjective
Opposite of existing at the present time
“They never invaded, but Napoleon's troops received careful and invaluable training for future military operations.”
Adjective
Opposite of ongoing, or in progress
“Before his job is finished, he will create a list of suggestions that could reduce the energy consumption of her home by 50 per cent.”
Noun
Opposite of denotes the current period in time
“Quit living in the past and start living for the future.”
Noun
Opposite of a gift
“Dolphins have been documented rescuing humans and acting as our allies, yet they expect nothing in return.”
Noun
Opposite of something that is given as charity, especially a sum of money
Noun
Opposite of a sum of money apportioned, especially formally or officially
Noun
Opposite of something given to someone
“The person likely doesn't know that their gift was a reject.”
Noun
Opposite of a thing of value given to recognize a particular deed
“His case will be heard by a three-member disciplinary commission, which will judge the case and assess the penalty.”
Noun
Opposite of a thing offered, especially as a gift or contribution
Noun
Opposite of a gift or payment to a common fund or collection
“The money saved by noncontribution to the budget could be used to increase incentives for productive investment within the country.”
Verb
Opposite of to bring forward into existence or to introduce
“I question the validity of Superman's ability to conceal his identity solely behind a pair of glasses.”
Verb
Opposite of to demonstrate through discourse or discussion
“Those who seek to debunk us will distort the truth, even more effectively than Dana Scully has tried to hide it.”
Verb
Opposite of to present, unveil or launch
“We will suppress the information until the public is ready for it.”
Verb
Opposite of to give to
“They may take our lives, but they'll never take our freedom!”
Verb
Opposite of to render a depiction of something
“The author of that article was my aunt, and I don't believe she would ever intentionally misrepresent my image.”
Verb
Opposite of to make an appearance
“Your decision to ignore your initial court hearing will not be looked upon favorably when the jury decides your fate.”
Verb
Opposite of to characterize
“Milly did everything in her power to distort the image of the perpetrator so that she could protect her father.”
Verb
Opposite of to provide with a quality, ability, or asset
Verb
Opposite of to present formally for discussion or consideration
“The politician would recant his statement when it caused a public outcry.”
Verb
Opposite of give to others
Verb
Opposite of to put on a public performance
“The artist would cancel his scheduled performance after coming down with an illness.”
Verb
Opposite of to grant something to someone
“He was still considered a threat and the government would subsequently deny his right to return to the country.”
Verb
(idiomatic) Opposite of to put forward as a proposal
“The marketing team would dissuade us from investing in what appeared to be a flawed campaign.”
Verb
Opposite of to perform or exhibit in public
Verb
Opposite of to express something definitely or clearly in speech or writing
“I heard her mumble something under her breath as she was escorted out of the building.”
Verb
Opposite of to put forward (a plan or suggestion) for consideration by others
Verb
Opposite of to bring about or introduce
“Both parties agreed to abandon the use of restrictive covenants in their dealings with each other.”
Verb
Opposite of to take place or come about
“Moments like these disappear as quickly as they appear.”
Verb
Opposite of to perform or exhibit in public
Verb
Opposite of to give what is needed or desired
“You can bring some food for the party, and I will gladly consume it.”
Verb
Opposite of to provide an opening explanation or announcement for
“She would do as she often did and conclude her statement with a trite quote.”
Verb
Opposite of to promote the use, sale, or acceptance of
“The supermarket has decided to pull some of its products from the shelves.”
Verb
Opposite of to be the presenter of (a broadcast program)
“She would consistently sit in the front row and watch the daily talk show as an avid audience member.”
Verb
Opposite of to arrange or set in some sort of order
“He hands the cards to me, and I shuffle and disarrange them as much as possible.”
Verb
Opposite of to hand over or relinquish possession of
“Realizing the power it yields, Moss decides to retain the jewel despite his promise to return it to The Treasury.”
Verb
Opposite of to put forward one's questions
“Let me address the question you have posed.”
Verb
Opposite of to design or plan
Verb
Opposite of to endow with a quality, ability, or asset
“Claims that the woman invoked a loa to curse him with insanity are invalidated by a complete lack of proof that he ever became insane.”
Verb
Opposite of to give or award something to someone
“The positive test led to a decision to strip him of his medal.”
Verb
Opposite of to make contact or communication with
Disregard any entries you deem to be irrelevant or inappropriate.”
Verb
(media) Opposite of to publish or broadcast
“If you have ever taped movies from television, you will know how films often cut to accommodate commercials or censor controversial scenes.”
Adverb
Opposite of used to indicate one's role in a particular situation
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