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.”
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Opposite of the act of validating something
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Opposite of the act of abetting or assisting in a crime, wrongdoing etc.
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Opposite of something that promotes action or activity, especially in an official capacity
Noun
Opposite of a strengthening piece of iron or timber used in building or carpentry
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 bond of unity or agreement between individuals or groups
Noun
Opposite of protection; support
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
Noun
Opposite of the encouragement of, or an activity that encourages, a cause, venture, or aim
Noun
Opposite of financial or practical assistance given to those in special need or difficulty
“I felt that the Federal Government ought not to put a further handicap on the borrowing of money by municipalities.”
Noun
Opposite of the lowest part of something, especially the part on which it rests or is supported
“The Canyon Lands is a series of steep canyons, extending from the top of the shelf break through the slope to the abyssal plain.”
Noun
Opposite of a court-mandated allowance made to a former spouse by a divorced or legally separated person
Verb
Opposite of to assist by contributing
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“They are secretive and regularly withhold information from the authorities.”
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Opposite of to approbate or endorse
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“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.”
Verb
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.”
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Opposite of to give evidence or testimony to the truth or factuality of
“The reactions of gamers largely contradict the rave reviews afforded to the new console.”
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Opposite of to strengthen or reaffirm in rank or position
“His latest traffic transgression would undermine his clean driving record.”
Verb
Opposite of to endure, go through (an ordeal)
Verb
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 be capable of supplying
“Unfortunately, based on our calculations, wind farms will be deficient for our total national energy requirement.”
Verb
Opposite of 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.”
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Opposite of to provide aid or support to someone
Verb
Opposite of to provide with a sound or secure foundation or basis
Adjective
Opposite of having an auxiliary or subsidiary role
“He relished his role as the leading actor in the film.”
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