What is the opposite of proceeding?

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Noun
Opposite of an organized activity, procedure or action
Noun
Opposite of a measure or action, especially one of a series taken for a given purpose or goal
Noun
Opposite of a legal lawsuit
Noun
Opposite of an occurrence, or something that happens
“As it turned out, it was nothing!”
Noun
Opposite of the way in which something progresses or develops
Noun
Opposite of an event or occurrence, especially one that is noteworthy
Noun
Opposite of a project or undertaking, especially a bold or complex one
Adjective
Opposite of ongoing, or in progress
Adjective
Opposite of in progress, currently taking place
Adjective
Opposite of onward so as to move ahead or to make progress
“The moment the engine is sped up, backward movement is checked and the car gathers momentum up the hill.”
Verb
Opposite of making progress
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to move or proceed further along a course
“The intrepid adventurer would stop before a rickety bridge that did not appear safe to cross.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to originate from
“By Gemrin's bane, I command you to return from whence you came!”
Verb
(proceed with) Opposite of present participle for to begin a course of action
“I apologize to all of you who have stuck with me thus far, but I need to end this project.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to continue on a course of action
“Play will discontinue due to the heavy downpour.”
Adverb
Opposite of along the way
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