The word "gaff" means a hook or a tool used for fishing or lifting heavy objects. The antonyms, or opposite meanings, for the word "gaff" are quite diverse as they depend on the context. In terms of fishing, the antonyms could be releasing, freeing or setting free, which signifies that the sea creatures or fish are not being captured or harmed. In other contexts, antonyms for "gaff" could include dropping, releasing, or giving up, which imply a lack of effort or intention. Similarly, releasing, letting go, or surrendering could be antonyms for "gaff" if referring to lifting heavy objects, signifying a lack of effort or drive to complete the task.
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- criticize, decrease, depreciate.