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What is the opposite of controlling?

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Opposite of of, pertaining to, or in the capacity of a supervisor
Opposite of having authority over the policies, actions, and affairs of a state or organization
Opposite of overbearing, dictatorial or authoritarian
Opposite of using power or authority without considering the feelings of others
Opposite of denotes the effectiveness or dominance of a particular action
“Leaders who do not look after the interests of their followers are not only unethical but ineffective.”
Opposite of having power and influence over others
“It was a disappointingly weak performance by a team supposedly in search of redemption.”
Opposite of holding a dominant status or position
“And all subordinate authorities, at whatever level, were expressly forbidden to alter, gloss, or interpret the law in any way.”
Opposite of jealous or protective of one's partner or possessions
Opposite of having influence or power
“The errand boy was an insignificant person, mostly unrecognized by those around him.”
Opposite of excessive, as results from obsession
Opposite of utterly consuming one's time and attention
Opposite of the process or activity of running a business, organization, etc.
“Any town officer may be removed from office by the supreme court for any misconduct, maladministration, malfeasance, or malversation in office.”
Opposite of the manner in which an organization or activity is managed or directed
“The Council's inaction has allowed a worsening of conditions at the spot.”
Opposite of present participle for to exert influence over or dictate the outcome of
“I think it is time I surrender my hold on this domain and acknowledge defeat.”
Opposite of present participle for to restrain or to keep in check
Free yourself from the tyranny of emotional baggage, and you will be able to move on.”
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