What is the opposite of tend?

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Opposite of to show a preference for
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Opposite of to care for or look after
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Opposite of to break up (soil) in preparation for sowing or planting
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Opposite of to drive danger or attack away from
“Poachers were planning to assault wildlife within the reserve.”
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Opposite of move, or tend to move, towards a centre of gravity or other attractive force
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Opposite of to poke, pierce, thrust
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(with object) Opposite of to cause vegetation or plants to germinate and develop
“If you don't water the garden, you're going to kill everything that lives there.”
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Opposite of act as a minister of religion
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Opposite of to bring to maturity through care and education
“She would never abandon her children regardless of the circumstances.”
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Opposite of to conduct or control the affairs of
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Opposite of to control by means of rules and regulations
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Opposite of to look after and make decisions about
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Opposite of to make (someone) disposed to do something
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Opposite of to provide care, help or encouragement
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“Cultural neglect, they say, reflects social neglect, and it becomes a vicious circle.”
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Opposite of to participate or assist in a joint effort to accomplish an end
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(of a shop or business) Opposite of to own or manage
“After more than fifty years in the baking industry, Giuseppi would finally sell his patisserie.”
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