What is the opposite of acquiring?

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Verb
Opposite of coming into possession of
“I will be giving my old laptop to my younger brother.”
Verb
Opposite of acquiring complete knowledge or skill in
“The school should also be the place where unlearning what has been mistaught takes place.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to come into possession of, or to receive in return for effort
“They told him that it was very important not to lose the evidence of aliens.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to come to have gradually, or to gain knowledge in
“Heather's mother had Alzheimer's and her doctor advised her that she may eventually lose her ability to speak clearly.”
Noun
Opposite of the buying or obtaining of assets or objects
“We had one buyer who had put an offer contingent on the sale of his home.”
Noun
Opposite of the action or fact of adopting or being adopted
Noun
Opposite of the action of acquiring something
Adjective
Opposite of taking
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