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What is the opposite of watch?

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Opposite of to look at or observe attentively over a period of time
“He would sit in the corner, meticulously folding origami, but for the most part, the other children would disregard what he is doing.”
Opposite of to take care or charge of, especially on behalf of another
“She knew her partner would neglect her pet, so she had to make plans to put Fido in the care of a professional dog-sitter.”
Opposite of to be on the lookout for
“Look out for anyone in fatigues and disregard everyone else.”
Opposite of to see or notice
“How did you miss that? It was the single best shot ever made!”
Opposite of to protect or shield from harm or danger
“It was so silent that it was like one of those movies where suddenly a murderer pops up out of the bushes to attack the helpless woman.”
Opposite of to look at quickly or furtively
(care for) Opposite of to look after
“It was a common trait among the male species to abandon its young family once they were old enough to fend for themselves.”
Opposite of to gaze at steadily in a particular way
“She would disregard him when he attempted to buy her a drink.”
Opposite of to fix one's gaze on something or someone
“We could not help but look away from the wreck that was before us.”
Opposite of to take heed or pay attention to, especially of advice or instruction
“It's obvious she is going to ignore you if you keep barking instructions like a mad man.”
Opposite of to direct, handle, control, or be in charge of
“I am not going to stand by silently while you mismanage these sacred funds the way you have chosen to do in recent months.”
Opposite of to monitor or follow through observation
Opposite of to pursue or follow someone
Opposite of to look steadily and intently
“Any time anything entered my peripheral vision, I would flinch.”
Opposite of to look at closely in order to observe or read
“You might want to just skim through Galileo's geometrical proofs and focus your attention on his conclusions.”
Opposite of to glare or stare angrily at
Opposite of an act or instance of carefully observing someone or something over a period of time
“The Police Chief would harangue the guards about their carelessness that resulted in the Green Emerald being stolen.”
Opposite of a person who protects or defends something
Opposite of a person whose job it is to keep watch or survey an area
Opposite of state of being impervious, immune to, or blocking an external influence or harm
Opposite of a period of time, typically in a given working role
(figurative) Opposite of one who protects or watches over someone or something
“Dutch rigs deadly traps of spikes, trip wires, and pendulous logs, and fashions explosive arrows, as the hunted has now become the hunter.”
Opposite of a steady, intent look
“She reacted with a sudden intake of breath, a lurch of her heart, and a blinking of her eyes.”
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