What is the opposite of tap?

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Opposite of to strike with a quick light blow or blows
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Opposite of to pierce or make a hole in something, typically to drain liquid or insert a screw
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Opposite of to advance someone for a post or job, or for membership of a club
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(of a button on a device or machine) Opposite of to press down on
“Do not release the lever until our knights have entered the castle through the gates!”
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Opposite of to come into general physical contact with
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Opposite of to poke (at) something roughly or quickly
“She would touch him suggestively, but he was completely oblivious to her advances.”
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Opposite of draw or push out
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Opposite of to pierce (a cask) to draw out liquid
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Opposite of to cause to be empty or vacant
“We advise all users to fill the machinery with oil before turning it on.”
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Opposite of strike, often with hand
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Opposite of to kick (something) hard in a specified direction
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Opposite of to take away from
“They would need to add an extra year to his contract to finally close negotiations.”
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Opposite of strike or knock at or on something violently with one's hand or with a hammer or other object
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Opposite of to use, empty or drain completely
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Opposite of to put into action or practice
Noun
Opposite of a poking or thrusting motion
“As soon as I felt a pull from him, I immediately leaned back to stabilize myself.”
Noun
Opposite of an instance of striking or being struck
“That was a fortunate miss for him, having evaded the oncoming vehicle by a matter of inches.”
Noun
A sudden loud, sharp noise
Noun
Opposite of a powerful stroke with a hand, weapon, or hard object
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