What is the opposite of submit?

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Opposite of to accept or yield to a superior force or to the authority or will of another person
“The best way to do that is to make it plain that we and the other free countries will continue to resist the attack.”
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Opposite of to observe or comply with
“One evening came when there were seven who dared to defy the order of the camp leader.”
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Opposite of to present (a proposal, application, etc.) for consideration or judgment
“Witnesses threatened to recant their testimony when the court released their names to the paper.”
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Opposite of to claim a statement as true
“I simply dispute the claim that some rules are more natural than others, or have an inherent moral basis.”
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Opposite of to put forward for consideration
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Opposite of to assume or consider that something is true or correct
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Opposite of to give up one's resistance against something
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Opposite of to bring forward into existence or to introduce
“I question the validity of Superman's ability to conceal his identity solely behind a pair of glasses.”
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Opposite of to give up one's resistance against an enemy or opponent
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Opposite of to surrender to, or to be conquered by
“Despite the onslaught at the mouth of Blackwater Rush, Joffrey's forces would still defeat Stannis' army.”
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Opposite of to state one's position, either in agreeance or opposition on a particular subject
“Some may disagree, but I think the former is a much stronger statement without the qualification.”
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Opposite of submit to or acknowledge the merit of
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Opposite of to put forward one's questions
“Let me address the question you have posed.”
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Opposite of to state a fact or belief confidently and forcefully
“Some theorists speculate that the universe will end in a big crunch when everything collapses in on itself.”
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Opposite of to put forward for consideration
“In this case, I conceive the plaintiff must be nonsuited and I should disadvise the bringing of any such action.”
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Opposite of to give reasons or cite evidence in support of an idea, action, or theory
“The law provides for the reduction of penalties, as long as the taxpayer will agree to fully accept the charges laid.”
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Opposite of to part with a possession or right
“Despite your continued insistence, I must reserve my precious time for use on more pressing matters.”
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Opposite of to introduce for consideration
“It is no longer satisfactory to suppress awareness of mental health issues but to advocate for acceptance.”
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Opposite of to express something definitely or clearly in speech or writing
“I heard her mumble something under her breath as she was escorted out of the building.”
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Opposite of to cause (someone or something) to undergo a particular experience
“Daenerys, along with her army of The Unsullied, proceeded to raid the city of Slaver's Bay and emancipate the slaves.”
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Opposite of to put forward for discussion or consideration
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Opposite of to refer (a matter for decision) to an authority
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Opposite of to enter or record information or data on an official list or directory
“I had no knowledge of being subscribed to their newsletters, so I sent them a polite e-mail to remove me from their list.”
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