What is the opposite of start?

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Opposite for to begin from a particular point in time
“Our meeting will end in ten minutes before we all fall asleep.”
Opposite for to come into being
“Is it a coincidence that this issue would resolve from the moment we fired Jim?”
Opposite for to cause to happen or begin
“The presence of law enforcement would prevent an all out brawl between the two opposing factions.”
Opposite for to set up or establish
“Bad business practices would ultimately destroy the company.”
Opposite for to commence or continue a given task
“I have been working incessantly for hours and I need to take a break before I collapse from exhaustion.”
Opposite for to begin to move in a given direction
“We need to stay right here and not go anywhere until the time arrives for us to do so.”
Opposite for to begin to move in a given direction
“Barry would finally arrive after traveling many miles from the east.”
(of a machine) Opposite for to cause something to begin to work
“We need to leave soon, so please switch off the PlayStation and get yourself ready.”
(of a machine) Opposite for to begin operating
“My old cellphone would break down after a couple of years, which would give me a good excuse to get a new one.”
Opposite for to jerk suddenly in surprise
“The class would be still as their teacher spoke during class.”
(of eyes) Opposite for to bulge out significantly
“Alexia's eyes would shrink back into place as she relaxed after a hard day at work.”
(usually in singular) Opposite for the point at which an event commences
“Charles found himself in an awkward position at the end of his best friend's wedding.”
Opposite for the point at which something is established
“Ongoing scandals would lead to the destruction of the company.”
(usually in singular) Opposite for the reason or origin an event or set of circumstances
“In this paper, we explore the consequence of the country's civil war.”
Opposite for an advantage over one's peers or competitors
“She would find her absent parents to be a disadvantage when she needed help with her homework.”
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