What are the opposite words for gather?

Gather, which means to collect or assemble, has several antonyms that express the opposite. Scatter, for instance, denotes causing a group of things or people to disperse or separate, while disperse refers to spread or distribute in various directions. Dissipate implies a gradual or speedy disappearance or dispersion, while segregate refers to the act of separating or dividing one group from another. Similarly, disband relates to the breaking up of a group or organization, while disassemble denotes taking something apart into its individual components. Finally, disperse and repel both imply being sent in opposite directions, which is the opposite of gathering.

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abstain, avoid, bear.