What is the opposite of stopped?

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Adjective
Opposite of at a halt
Adjective
Opposite of at rest, stationary, immobile, not moving
Adjective
Opposite of given up the ghost
Adjective
Opposite of stationary and not moving
Verb
Opposite of to have prevented oneself from
“I indulged myself last month by eating ice-cream.”
Verb
Opposite of to have achieved victory over
“We lost to most teams due to our mediocre players.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to cause to come to an end
“We've idled for long enough and it is time to start work again.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to cease to perform a specified action
“After fully recovering from tendonitis, I could continue running as I did before.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to drive or move into a given place or location
“We need to take off quickly after I do my shopping in case they change their minds on the discounts they've given me.”
Verb
(of an event, action, or process) Opposite of past tense for to come to an end or cease to occur
“Jim's questioning of the president would continue despite the fact that he was asked to stop with his badgering.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to close or block an opening
“He tried to clear his blocked pipes with a plunger.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to prevent or dissuade someone from engaging in an activity
“She would encourage her husband to eat plenty of vegetables because it was good for his health.”
Verb
(of an action or event) Opposite of past tense for to prevent from happening
“Despite the best efforts of the protestors, the politicians would expedite the ratification of the new law.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to refuse to provide (as per usual)
“Billy's parents would overlook his misbehavior and supply his weekly pocket money to him regardless.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to pause and deliberate
“We don't have time to think. Let's just rush into it!”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to achieve victory over
“They were a weak team and would lose to virtually every team they played against.”
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