What is the opposite of stream?

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Noun
Opposite of a large number of things that happen or come one after the other
Noun
Opposite of an act, or the state, of streaming or flowing out, especially rapidly
“The City Center division has to supply additional manpower to maintain law and order due to the large influx of supporters converging on the City Center.”
Noun
Opposite of a sudden gushing stream
Noun
Opposite of an overwhelming number of things delivered simultaneously or in rapid succession
Noun
Opposite of a group of people assembled together in a disorganized manner
“It can only be described as an utter failure that only one individual turned up to the show.”
Noun
Opposite of a ray or shaft of light
Noun
Opposite of a great quantity of something arriving at the same time
Noun
Opposite of a steady, continuous stream or supply of something
“As a result of the strike, there was a break in the production of European luxury cars.”
Noun
Opposite of a number of similar or related events, objects, or people coming one after another
Noun
Opposite of an overwhelming quantity of things or people happening or appearing at the same time
“It attracted pilgrims and other visitors from distant places, but the cathedral was not the parish or proper church of more than a handful of people.”
Noun
Opposite of a physical forward or upward movement, typically sudden or powerful in nature
“It is certain that Attila made a sudden retreat into Pannonia and tradition has ascribed it to a superstitious fear of incurring the fate of Alaric.”
Noun
Opposite of an arrival or entry of large numbers of people or things
“There was a mass exodus of people who had sat through at least two hours of a process that hadn't concerned them.”
Noun
Opposite of a heavy discharge of many things at once
“Billheimer attributed the lack of applause to the overwhelming emotion of both the occasion and the oration.”
Noun
Opposite of a flow inward or into something
“Not to let physical limits hold the industry down, new storage technologies are emerging to match the accelerating digitalization and global sharing of information.”
Noun
(figuratively) Opposite of a plentiful source of supply
“The young boy had turned into a fearless leader, the undeniable consequence of his infinite vision and ambition.”
Noun
Opposite of a slow-moving, often stagnant creek or river
Noun
Opposite of a large, densely packed crowd of people or animals
Noun
(in cooking) Opposite of a thin stream of a liquid ingredient trickled over food
Noun
Opposite of the general tendency or course of events or opinion
“His rhetoric is the antithesis of what our movement is about.”
Noun
Opposite of a body of water moving in a definite direction
“One problem that could occur would be the backflow of water into the system.”
Noun
Opposite of a group of pupils or students who are taught together
“They embody the avatars of a group of high schoolers who have been placed in detention for bad behavior.”
Noun
Opposite of a leakage of gas, liquid, or heat from a container
Storage of nitrogen in a wetland is only a temporary measure, whether nitrogen is assimilated into biomass or absorbed by the soil.”
Noun
Opposite of a series of events, especially one that goes around in a repetitive circle
“Their final moments together are an exploration of the singularity of life.”
Noun
Opposite of a continuous sequence of a particular situation or condition
“It took a young and brash teenager to finally put an end to his winning streak.”
Verb
Opposite of to move or proceed with a given movement or momentum
Verb
Opposite of to float freely or with a waving motion
Verb
Opposite of to gush out in a sudden and forceful stream
Verb
Opposite of to drip or dribble down vertically (in drops)
Verb
Opposite of to transmit a signal over the airwaves
Verb
Opposite of to move or proceed with a given movement or momentum
“Reach over and turn the faucet clockwise to stop the flow of the water.”
Verb
Opposite of to flow or move in a stream
“You can run the hairdryer over the wet patch on your dress and it should dry up pretty quick.”
Verb
Opposite of to slide down a steep slope, especially one of snow or ice
Verb
Opposite of to move (quickly) without obstruction
Verb
(usually of a liquid) Opposite of to rise up, to spill over, or to be on the verge of spilling over
“His tears began to ebb once he had gotten over the overwhelming emotion of landing his dream job.”
Verb
Opposite of to move in a specified direction as a mass of people or things
“The Siamese King ordered his army to spread out on both wings to repel the onslaught of the Burmese.”
Verb
Opposite of to move or arrive in a sudden manner or in large quantities
“After a minute or so of forcibly slow, controlled breathing, she felt the panic fade.”
Verb
Opposite of to move smoothly along a surface while maintaining contact with it
Verb
Opposite of to spurt or discharge, typically from an opening
“It is pertinent to ensure that the gas be contained in a suitable vessel which will withstand the pressure and handling that it might encounter.”
Verb
To gush out in a sudden and forceful stream
“Cooler air would rush in through the open windows of the living quarters on the first floor.”
Verb
Opposite of to move or drift along the surface of a liquid or in the air
“The boat would finally settle among the stillness of the waves as Gene quietly dozes off.”
Verb
Opposite of to leak, seep or discharge liquid or gas
Verb
Opposite of to move across or through a given point
“We would have to stop at the crossing in order for the children to safely walk across to their school.”
Verb
(of a liquid, gas or heat) Opposite of to discharge from a container
“As long as the olive oil is properly stored, the bottle will hold the freshness for a while.”
Verb
(media) Opposite of to publish or broadcast
“If you have ever taped movies from television, you will know how films often cut to accommodate commercials or censor controversial scenes.”
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Opposite of to expel or discharge, typically gas or light
“This machine is so powerful that it can suck up dirt you never even knew existed.”
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Opposite of to pack or fill very tightly
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Opposite of to move in a twisting or spiraling pattern
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Opposite of to move or glide through the air
“She told me to walk this way and talk this way.”
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Opposite of to move, glide or slide gracefully or effortlessly
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Opposite of to move through the air in an aircraft
“I recommend you drive on the road that leads to El Salto, which is the most insane and beautiful road I've driven on.”
Verb
(literally or figuratively) Opposite of to move or proceed with a given movement or momentum
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Opposite of to pour, shed or fill with water or tears
“The air-conditioning would eventually dry my skin and eyes.”
Verb
Opposite of to broadcast or transmit an electronic signal
Types of
Opposite of types of bodies of freshwater
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