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What is the opposite of restore?

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Opposite of to repair or renovate so as to return something to its original condition
“Controversial plans to demolish five traditional homes to make way for a huge apartment block in a village near York are set to be thrown out.”
Opposite of to put (something) back in a previous place or position
“As the scandals mount, they will break the public's faith in the current government.”
Opposite of to rejuvenate one's health
“Father Bosco hopes to have his new responsibilities confirmed by his superiors, but his chemotherapy continues to weaken him.”
Opposite of to give (something stolen, taken away, or lost) back to the original owner or recipient
“He thought to himself that trying to keep the stolen money was more exhaustive than earning it.”
Opposite of to give new life to, or to restore to a healthy condition
Opposite of to bring back or restore interest in something
Opposite of to provide a monetary refund or repayment
Opposite of to recover something that has been misplaced, stolen, or hidden away
“Are you sure you cannot trust me to hide the Infinity Stones from Thanos?”
(transitive) Opposite of to resume after a brief discontinuance
“The principal had to halt all activities as paramedics attended to a student affected by the intense heat.”
Opposite of to fix or repair something
Opposite of to convert into new materials or products of higher quality and greater functionality
(injure) Opposite of to restore (someone) to a physically sound or healthy condition
“Ms. Lloyd said cacti could injure livestock and working dogs and contaminate wool.”
(exacerbate) Opposite of to restore (someone) to a physically sound or healthy condition
“He had paranoid schizophrenia and knew that unlawful drug use could exacerbate his condition, triggering psychotic episodes.”
Opposite of to cause to come back to life
Opposite of to make assets or funds available
“The banks would freeze the politician's bank accounts under instruction from law enforcement.”
Opposite of to return or change back to a former state
Opposite of to regain possession of something
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