What is the opposite of starting?

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Noun
Opposite of the act of something that starts
Noun
Opposite of the action of establishing an institution or organization
Noun
Opposite of the action of admitting someone into a secret or obscure society or group, typically with a ritual
Noun
Opposite of a public organization with a particular purpose or function
Noun
Opposite of the act of founding
Noun
Opposite of a group of people or things in a particular arrangement or pattern
Adjective
Opposite of completed before need or a milestone event
“Because everyone was busy, we had to hold a belated birthday party for our brother.”
Adjective
Opposite of beginning, starting, coming into existence
Adjective
Opposite of existing or occurring at the beginning
“The final bell rings and the rooms empty out before the teachers can even look up from their books.”
Adjective
Opposite of belonging or happening near the beginning of a particular period
“In the recent versions of the popular game, the graphics have become increasingly realistic with more complex game mechanics.”
Adjective
Opposite of offering or constituting the minimum required without elaboration or luxury
“His skills are technically advanced after years of practice.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to begin from a particular point in time
“Our meeting will end in ten minutes before we all fall asleep.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to come into being
“Is it a coincidence that this issue would resolve from the moment we fired Jim?”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to cause to happen or begin
“The presence of law enforcement would prevent an all-out brawl between the two opposing factions.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to set up or establish
“Bad business practices would ultimately destroy the company.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle 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.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle 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.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to begin to move in a given direction
“Barry would finally arrive after traveling many miles from the east.”
Verb
(of a machine) Opposite of present participle for to cause something to begin to work
“We need to leave soon, so please switch off the PlayStation and get yourself ready.”
Verb
(of a machine) Opposite of present participle 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.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to jerk suddenly in surprise
“The class would be still as their teacher spoke during class.”
Verb
(of eyes) Opposite of present participle for to bulge out significantly
“Alexia's eyes would shrink back into place as she relaxed after a hard day at work.”
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