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What is the opposite of stand by?

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Opposite of to be ready to be called on
Opposite of to adhere to diligently or or in a steadfast manner
To injure someone physically, mentally or emotionally
To alter one's opinion about something
“The government chose to retreat over the unpopular proposal.”
To deceive, disclose secrets or betray trust
(deviate from) To fail to conform to a regulation or obligation
“The restaurant could deviate from safety standards if they fail to maintain proper sanitation practices.”
To defy or put up a resistance to someone or something
“Why do you cross the King's command?”
To betray the secrets of, or to inform on someone
“The new act protects employees from victimization if they split on their bosses.”
To be unfaithful to one's spouse or partner
To feel repentant over
“I regret the harsh words that were spoken in my fit of anger.”
To move or jump suddenly or rapidly upwards or forwards
“They hid behind the doorway and listened, preparing to spring out and attack if needed.”
To move across or through a given point
“The larger boats are unable to pass under the low bridges.”
To abandon or leave behind
“Friendless, persecuted, poor, about the early age of twenty-two, was the greatest poet which the world has ever seen, compelled to desert his home, his wife, his children, to seek employment from the hands of strangers.”
To move to a position in (a queue/line) that is further forward
“He is annoyingly impatient and is always trying to jump the queue.”
To apply improperly or incorrectly in an almost obscene way
“Those who are of corrupt character are likely to abuse any power afforded to them.”
To take back or renege on an initial statement or stance
To move past someone or something with force
“I had to push through the throng of tourists to catch a glimpse of the famous artwork.”
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