What is the opposite of project?

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Opposite of to make a prediction based on known data and observations
“I can only guess what is going to happen to the housing market in the next twelve months.”
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Opposite of to jut out
“It is one thing to abbreviate by contracting, another by cutting off.”
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Opposite of to throw or cause to move forward or outward
“It would be foolish to cast the stones prematurely, so instead, they choose to hold it.”
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Opposite of to design or plan for
“MacGyver had to improvise to get himself out of yet another sticky situation.”
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Opposite of to put across
“It's almost as if he's trying to fake his son's achievements to present himself as Father of the Year.”
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Opposite of to place or transport in one's mind, usually in reference to one's feelings, emotions or insecurities
“She makes no effort to disassociate her drug use from her body-image obsession.”
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Opposite of to throw or launch something in a given direction
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Opposite of to come up with a plan, idea or design
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Opposite of to throw or launch something in a given direction with force
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Opposite of to foresee or predict the future occurrence of something
“There is an asteroid heading towards earth, but I very much doubt that it will have much of an impact, let alone destroy the planet.”
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Opposite of to throw or launch something in a given direction
“He can catch the ball in traffic as well as anyone in the league, and he's lethal after the catch.”
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Opposite of to extend beyond or above a surface
“In a flash, the star made an impact and caused a crater to sink inwards into the surface.”
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Opposite of to design, organize or arrange something in a methodical manner
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Opposite of to throw or launch something in a given direction
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Opposite of to extend outwards over
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Opposite of to conceive of or envisage in the mind
“Regardless of the obstacles in her path, she was tirelessly determined to actualize her vision for equality.”
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Opposite of to display or show (something) for others to see
“Pirates would pick obscure locations to hide their plundered treasures.”
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Opposite of to protrude or extend outwardly
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Opposite of to tell about in advance
“We come to realize that the criterion of simplicity is also at work when we retrodict as well as when we predict.”
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Opposite of to push or thrust out
“Theoretically, it is simple to just pull the rope through the anchor.”
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(usually sports) Opposite of to hit, kick or throw something (usually a ball) extremely high
“The goalkeeper would deflect the ball away from the goal skillfully.”
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Opposite of to formulate a theory, especially about some specific subject
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Opposite of to put forward (a plan or suggestion) for consideration by others
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Opposite of to discharge a projectile
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Opposite of to make arrangements or preparations for
“This last-minute call-up is going to ruin all my plans for the weekend.”
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Opposite of to cause to move forwards
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Opposite of to send off into the skies or space
“If you don't bring down the helicopter now, it will strike again at a less opportune time.”
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Opposite of to believe, based on information
“I am likely to disbelieve the findings of the scientists.”
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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 conceive of or envisage in the mind
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(transitive) Opposite of to maintain or prolong
“Due to recent events, it has become necessary for us to suspend your credit card.”
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Opposite of to predict, prophesy, or tell of future events
“A strange woman predicts that all three brothers will become kings, but did they misinterpret the prophecy?”
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Opposite of to establish a fact to be true
“Recent statistics disprove that unemployment has fallen to record lows.”
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Opposite of to remain in existence, or in the same state, indefinitely or for an extended period
“The movie would end abruptly as Tarzan became a snack for some emotionally underdeveloped but visually alert predator who lacked a feelings-oriented adviser.”
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Opposite of to express or convey one's thoughts or feelings
“Charlie did his best to repress his frustration with the problems he faced.”
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Opposite of an instruction, command, or role given to a person or group
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Opposite of an outline or image universally applicable to a general conception
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Opposite of a undertaking, typically one that involves risk
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Opposite of a task or enterprise
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Opposite of a plan or drawing of the function or workings of something to be produced
“Please tell me how I can use what looks like just a bunch of scribble on a piece of paper.”
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Opposite of an intention for which something is hoped to be accomplished
“Their indifference may be due to the fact that they see the sheer pointlessness of this program.”
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Opposite of a plan or suggestion, especially a formal or written one, put forward for consideration by others
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Opposite of the object or goal of something
“Warnings on cigarette packets serve as a deterrent to would-be smokers.”
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Opposite of a mission or undertaking that typically involves a great journey
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Opposite of a plan of action designed to achieve a long-term or overall aim
“It was a remarkable performance based purely on improvisation.”
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Opposite of a piece of work or assignment to be done or undertaken
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