What is the opposite of setting?

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Noun
Opposite of the circumstances, conditions, or objects by which someone or something is surrounded
Noun
Opposite of a collection of props used for a particular scene in a play or film
“It wasn't a bad story and the actors were terrific, but somehow I couldn't bring it all together.”
Noun
Opposite of a place where someone or something is located or has been put
Noun
Opposite of clotting
Noun
Opposite of a particular point or place in physical space
Noun
Opposite of the land and scenery of a rural area
Noun
Opposite of the part of a picture, scene, or design that forms a setting for the main figures or objects
“Place the subject in the middle of the background and then pan the camera upwards towards the sky.”
Noun
Opposite of the place, area or space occupied by, or intended for, an event, activity or purpose
“The country is in the middle of a civil war, and many people who have come from there have made their homes here.”
Noun
Opposite of the controlling or deciding of the nature or outcome of something
“Not only did Neville's relations with Florence keep him agitated, there was also the uncertainty surrounding his future career.”
Noun
Opposite of the situation or state of affairs
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to arrange or place something in a certain spot or position
“Please remove your bag from the belt and be on your way.”
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Opposite of present participle for to lay in surrounding matter
“Charlie just stared at the beast, afraid that he would dislodge the metal pole from the ground.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to decide on and announce
“Passengers will be allowed to change or cancel the date of travel without penalty up until 24 hours prior to travel.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to harden into a solid or semi-solid state
“When the stone has started to liquefy, the lead flows out through some small cavities, and the copper remains within.”
Verb
(of the sun) Opposite of present participle for to dip below the horizon
“I love to watch the sun rise above the horizon as it spreads its rays across the land.”
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Opposite of present participle for to harmonize in regard to time
“Only the all-too-common tape warbles manage to desynchronize the duo's clockwork timing.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to ornament, usually through the placement or embedding of jewelry
“We would remove the gemstones from the tiara, replace them with our fakes then sew them into the ceremonial flag.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to put into order or make ready
“Some librarians, chiefly from a defect in their system, wish to disturb the arrangement of their books by placing newly acquired volumes among the old.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to allot, or assign, something (as a task)
“Maximillion would withdraw her from the mission if he knew what she planned to do, but she couldn't wait another moment while Lucey suffered in Carcere.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to concentrate one's attention or effort
“The simple progression of numbers helped her focus more quickly so nothing would distract her mind from the efficiency of the movement.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to enter a program or instructions into a (usually electronic or digital) device
“You can cancel the timer or wait until it runs out.”
Verb
(set off) Opposite of present participle for to start or incite
“The military was called in to help end the violence unfolding across the state.”
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