What is the opposite of attain?

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Opposite of to receive or procure
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Opposite of to bring about or cause something to happen
“The president would end the policies enacted by his predecessor as soon as he was in office.”
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Opposite of to earn through work or effort
“An inability or disinclination to network with others will likely hamper your career.”
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Opposite of to come into possession of
“I will give my old laptop to my younger brother.”
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Opposite of to achieve or complete successfully
“Laziness will almost certainly mean you will fail in your endeavors.”
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Opposite of to come to an awareness of something
“She tried to hide all evidence of her crime.”
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Opposite of to get into one's possession
“The street vendor would give me my hot dog once he had finished preparing it.”
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(arrive at) Opposite of to reach (a conclusion or decision)
“Despite walking away from his post, he would challenge their assertion that he was a failure.”
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Opposite of to (selectively) take or derive from a source
“Although it was possible for us to originate the text for a subject such as World War II, it would obviously be impossible for us to originate the images.”
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Opposite of to find, or get hold of, by means of conducting a search through various sources
“When finished with the evidence, he must return it to its source.”
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