What is the opposite of abandon?

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Noun
Opposite of complete lack of inhibition or restraint
Noun
Opposite of the property of being licentious
Noun
Opposite of the state or quality of being promiscuous
Noun
Opposite of excessive indulgence in sex, alcohol, or drugs
Noun
Opposite of the quality or state of being natural
Noun
Opposite of the quality or fact of being free or wasteful in the expenditure of money
Verb
Opposite of to cause to remain behind
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Opposite of leave in troubled state
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Opposite of to give up
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Opposite of to give up or relinquish control of, to surrender or to give oneself over, or to yield to one's emotions
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Opposite of to give up or relinquish control of, to surrender or to give oneself over, or to yield to one's emotions
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Opposite of to let someone down by abandoning or neglecting them
“Chase your dreams! We will always be here to support you.”
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(of a person or object) Opposite of to leave behind
“Joe would advise his brother to abandon his mistress if he wants to continue with Agnus.”
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Opposite of to abandon or discontinue (a course of action or study)
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Opposite of to abandon in a remote, desolate place, as on a deserted island
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Opposite of to get rid of as useless or unwanted
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Opposite of to shun, to shy away from
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(of a place or location) Opposite of to go or get away from
“When I arrive, I will take you away from your suffering.”
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Opposite of to get rid of
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Opposite of to get rid of as useless or unwanted
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Opposite of to give away (something valuable) for the purpose of gaining something else
“Even though he is strapped for cash, Jarrod would still keep his minted collection of Star Wars toys.”
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Opposite of to stop attending or belonging to a particular organization or institution
“Instead of looking for work, Gary decided he would stay in university to do a post-graduate course.”
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Opposite of to get rid of as useless or unwanted
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Opposite of to give up or hand over (a person, right, or possession), typically on compulsion or demand
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Opposite of put behind you
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Opposite of to be unfaithful or disloyal to
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Opposite of to erase from one's memory
“It took me hours to try to memorize the answers and I still managed to fail my exam.”
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