What is the opposite of propose?

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Opposite of to put forward (a plan or suggestion) for consideration by others
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Opposite of to intend to do something
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Opposite of to put forward for discussion or consideration
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Opposite of to present formally for discussion or consideration
“The politician would recant his statement when it caused a public outcry.”
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(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.”
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Opposite of to have intentions for a given outcome
“It would chance that Cersei and Jaime would have children, though it may not necessarily have been their intention to do so.”
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Opposite of to state one's position, either in agreeance or opposition on a particular subject
“Some may disagree, but I think the former is a much stronger statement without the qualification.”
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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 offer a recommendation
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Opposite of to put forward for discussion or consideration
“The choice to withhold opinions and ideas about issues or concerns at work is the most simplistic description of organizational silence.”
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Opposite of to express verbally
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Opposite of to put forward one's questions
“Let me address the question you have posed.”
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Opposite of to make a request or demand of someone
“As you have ignored my requests to stop chattering while the movie is playing, I will now force you to do so.”
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Opposite of to advise or suggest (something) as a course of action
“No one should discommend teaching future citizens to think critically and to subject orthodoxies and truisms to rigorous examination.”
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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.”
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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 introduce for consideration
“It is no longer satisfactory to suppress awareness of mental health issues but to advocate for acceptance.”
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Opposite of to put forward for discussion or consideration
“Jim refused to suppress any controversial issues during his questioning of the president.”
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Opposite of to request or ask formally
“They demand the administration to free all political prisoners at once.”
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Opposite of to mention as an example or reference
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