What is the antonym of the phrase to register with? I'm not looking for the antonym of to register itself (that's to deregister) but for the correct dependent preposition.

For example:

to register with the provider

to deregister with/from/? the provider

This is not a duplicate of this or this.

  • Personally I would use from (but I would expect to see both in use). – WS2 Apr 28 '15 at 7:04
  • Both prepositions are used ( see examples in Nram) with from the more common between the two. books.google.com/ngrams/… – user66974 Apr 28 '15 at 7:13
  • @Josh61 Great, didn't know google's Ngram Viewer. Downvoter: Care to comment? What's wrong with my question? – Max Truxa Apr 28 '15 at 8:59
  • Most words don't have antonyms! Register doesn't have one! – curiousdannii Apr 28 '15 at 9:25
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    @Josh61 If you would compose an answer that contains basically the same information as your comment I would gladly accept it. – Max Truxa Apr 29 '15 at 16:27

To deregister with or from.

Both preposition are used as clearly shown in Ngram with from probably more common between the two. It appears there is no real reason to prefer one from the other, it is just a question of personal style.


I would probably recommend to withdraw from, depending on the context. Another possibility, again depending on context, might be to unsubscribe from.

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