What is the opposite of support?

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Noun
Opposite of a structure that complements or supplements something else
“Before induction into a specific branch of the armed forces, recruits undergo at least nine weeks of basic military training.”
Noun
(fine) Opposite of financial help
“I was given an expiation notice and a fine for my parking indiscretion.”
Noun
(debt) Opposite of financial help
“Court records showed that he had a debt owing on a farm he had purchased two decades ago.”
Noun
Opposite of assistance provided
“The drought is becoming a hindrance in our efforts to quell the fires in the northern part of the state.”
Noun
Opposite of approval or permission given for a decision (to do something), especially on a moral or emotional level
“Her parents expressed strong disapproval of her desire to marry her high school sweetheart.”
Noun
Opposite of public acclaim or appreciation
“The leniency of the sentence was met with widespread condemnation from the community.”
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Opposite of evidence or proof
“The inevidence is in itself suggestive of the defendant's innocence.”
Noun
(computing) Opposite of the state of two systems being compatible
“The issue might be due to a conflict between your operating system and the Excel program.”
Noun
Opposite of the bearing of a secondary role
“My holiday plans are at the mercy of the head of the company.”
Noun
Opposite of support for an idea or cause
Noun
Opposite of a protection or patronage
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Opposite of the base or part on which something stands or is placed upon
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing that provides stability or confidence in an otherwise uncertain situation
Noun
Opposite of a solid wooden or metal post with a point at one end
Noun
Opposite of a strengthening or supporting structure or material
Noun
Opposite of an instance of kind, or charitable, behavior
“It would be such a disservice to raise him in an environment for which he would be unprepared to enjoy and appreciate.”
Noun
Opposite of a strengthening piece of iron or timber used in building or carpentry
Noun
Opposite of a bond of unity or agreement between individuals or groups
“We are averse to this public show of disharmony among tiers of leadership in esteemed organizations such as the National Assembly.”
Noun
Opposite of a rack, base, or piece of furniture for holding, supporting, or displaying something
“Halsman suggested the idea for this picture to Salvador Dalí after seeing his painting in which everything appeared suspended in mid-air.”
Noun
Opposite of good neighbourliness
Noun
Opposite of the comfort received by a person after a loss or disappointment
Verb
Opposite of to assist by contributing
“They are secretive and regularly withhold information from the authorities.”
Verb
Opposite of to approbate or endorse
“Many agree that this conflict is senseless and openly oppose it.”
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Opposite of to agree to or with
“I fundamentally disagree with many statements in this flawed article.”
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Opposite of to strengthen or stabilize
“The lies are just the latest attempt to destabilize a fractured country.”
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Opposite of to provide moral support
“His decision to dissociate himself from the controversial organization was met approvingly by the wider public.”
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Opposite of to raise or take care of
“Apathetic attitudes and depression are personality characteristics we often find in parents who neglect the needs of their children.”
Verb
Opposite of to substantiate or verify
“The court held that the statute did not invalidate the tenancy agreement.”
Verb
(archaic) Opposite of to endure or tolerate
“Sadly, he will likely succumb to temptation yet again.”
Verb
Opposite of to champion or endorse a cause
“We must oppose any trade rules based on even the most minimalist form of reciprocity in market access.”
Verb
Opposite of to look after or take special care of
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Opposite of to reinforce the strength or sturdiness of
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Opposite of to demonstrate or support the truth or value of
“I have no problems with research that disprove age-old theories that already mutated into dogma.”
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Opposite of to provide with money for a particular purpose
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Opposite of to support or keep in position
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Opposite of to maintain or defend, as a cause or a claim, by words or measures
“Now fans have taken to social media to slam the decision to remove Candice, who they argued was showing impressive strength and resolve throughout the process.”
Verb
Opposite of to strengthen or reaffirm in rank or position
“His latest traffic transgression would undermine his clean driving record.”
Verb
Opposite of to support, justify, or make an excuse for a (perceived) misdeed
“He is fair and honest in all his inquiries and deliberations, ready to own his mistakes, and thankful for every help to discover them.”
Verb
Opposite of to encourage or praise vocally
“The crowd begins to boo Bernard as he shows signs of throwing in the towel yet again.”
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Opposite of to consider or regard somebody or something as
“We will disregard his status as a citizen of this country, and then prosecute him for treasonous activities against our nation.”
Verb
Opposite of to endure or go through (an ordeal)
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Opposite of to support the weight of
“The carriages will break under the weight of all that we're taking with us to Mount Vernon.”
Verb
Opposite of to be capable of supplying
“Unfortunately, based on our calculations, wind farms will be deficient for our total national energy requirement.”
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Opposite of to take an active interest in or be a supporter of
“When I was younger, I would dislike basketball, but I love it now.”
Verb
Opposite of to prop up
“I will lift my tired legs from this couch once they are fully rested.”
Verb
Opposite of to make a living for the benefit of others
“The deadbeat father was known to regularly neglect his family and children.”
Verb
Opposite of to relieve the distress or suffering of
Adjective
Opposite of having an auxiliary or subsidiary role
“He relished his role as the leading actor in the film.”
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