What is the opposite of axe?

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Verb
Opposite of to put an end to, especially formally
Verb
Opposite of to remove from employment or office
“Many restaurateurs and hoteliers, most airlines, and even some wine retailers employ consultants in their wine selection.”
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Opposite of to reduce in quantity, extent or price, especially drastically
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Opposite of to draw, or cause to draw, to a close
“They grow, break free from the host, and drop to the bottom of the water to begin an independent life.”
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Opposite of to get rid of (something undesirable or no longer required)
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Opposite of to decrease in amount or degree
“It would be hazardous for your health if you increase the number of cigarettes you smoke daily.”
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Opposite of remove from office suddenly and forcefully
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Opposite of to throw away (something unwanted or useless)
“My mother wanted to keep all of my school work from my junior school years for sentimentality reasons.”
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Opposite of to cut or prune off as the top or extreme part of anything
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Opposite of to decide or announce that (a planned event) will not take place
“The negotiations have gotten nowhere, and I see no reason to continue with this pointless exercise.”
Verb
Opposite of to bring to an end
“If you wish to continue this discussion, you must pay some little regard to truth in your statements.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of ordering or allowing someone to leave a place or position
Noun
Opposite of the action of discharging someone from a hospital or from the armed forces or police
“She played a key role in the recruitment and briefing of agents, and became an expert writer of letters in code.”
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