What is the opposite of tie?

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Opposite of to attach or fasten together, usually with a string or cord
“Several families had to untie bikes from the backs of their cars before they could gain access to the boot.”
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Opposite of to form into a knot or bow
“She'd unknot the ribbon and the heap would collapse over the table.”
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(beat) Opposite of to achieve the same score or ranking as another competitor or team
“We were both competitive beasts, and we really just wanted to beat each other.”
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(lose to) Opposite of to achieve the same score or ranking as another competitor or team
“They would lose to Washington the following week, but that would be their last loss for quite some time.”
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Opposite of to correlate a subject, issue or event with another
“Marnell makes no effort to disassociate her drug use from her body-image obsession.”
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Opposite of to impede or hinder the progress or movement of
“At this company, we are using proven principles and established platforms to assist the growth of businesses.”
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Opposite of to surround, encircle or gird with, or as if with, a belt
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Opposite of to agree, to be equal, to correspond to
“Not only does each version of events contradict with the previous one, they simultaneously add to the story.”
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Opposite of to place and arrange compactly as in a pack, especially for storage or transport
“I only had time to unbox them and try them out once before the move.”
Noun
Opposite of something that unites or links people or things
“Raymond's private hell will ultimately serve as the catalyst for his subsequent emancipation from his family, his past, and his own cowardice.”
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Opposite of a point at which parts of a structure are joined
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Opposite of a fastening made by looping a piece of material on itself and tightening it
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Opposite of a situation in which further action or progress by opposing or competing parties seems impossible
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Opposite of the state or fact of having a close or familial relationship
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Opposite of a game or contest that ends with the score even
“If the bout ends in a win for him, he will be the undisputed greatest of all time.”
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Opposite of a contest in which people or teams compete against each other in a particular sport
“The mystery room is a complicated puzzle that requires collaborative work to solve.”
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Opposite of the act of attaching something, or the point where something is attached
“During surgery, we observed partial or complete detachment of the trapezoid and deltoid muscles from the lateral clavicle in all patients.”
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Opposite of having a connection by blood or marriage
“He was convincing, but the undertones of his motives made me suspicious that there was unfamiliarity between us.”
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Opposite of a device that mechanically fastens
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Opposite of the act by which something is bonded
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Opposite of same score
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Opposite of an event in which people compete, typically for amusement and for a prize
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Opposite of an engagement or obligation that restricts freedom of action
“It was my irresponsibility over the financial aspects of the accident that was worrying Mr. Spidell, not the accident itself, which was a stroke of luck in his estimation.”
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