What is the opposite of stick by?

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Opposite of to follow, adhere, or remain loyal to somebody or something
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To fail to conform to a regulation or obligation
“The code's provision requires that advertisements do not offend standards of public decency.”
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To abandon somebody, especially in a difficult situation
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(of a meeting or seminar) To manage or preside over
“The director will facilitate a meeting with key stakeholders of the company.”
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(of an action or event) To prevent from happening
“Despite the best efforts of the protestors, they could not stop the ratification of the new law.”
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To try to prevent by action or argument
“He predicted that without an olive branch, the colonists would resist the new laws.”
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To disregard as unimportant or insignificant
“You cannot discount the possibility of economic recovery within the next few months.”
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To feel repentant over
“I regret the harsh words that were spoken in my fit of anger.”
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To let someone down by abandoning or neglecting them
“My father says that he will never fail us regardless of what happens.”
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To analyze with the intent of making changes
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To apply improperly or incorrectly in an almost obscene way
“Those who are of corrupt character are likely to abuse any power afforded to them.”
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