What is the opposite of caught?

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Adjective
Opposite of captured and held as a convict or prisoner
Adjective
Opposite of carrying developing offspring within the body
Adjective
(keen on) Opposite of having an attraction to
“I have a deep physical attraction towards Boris, but I'm completely indifferent to his personality.”
Adjective
Opposite of deserving censure or condemnation
Adjective
Opposite of lacking any form of defense
Adjective
Opposite of imprisoned or confined
Verb
Opposite of to have captured by force
“After assuming power, Daenerys freed the Unsullied from their enslavement.”
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(of an illness) Opposite of to have caught or contracted
“I recovered from my cold within a week.”
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Opposite of captured and held as a convict or prisoner
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Opposite of to have acted on an opportunity
“He missed many golden opportunities that had been presented to him during his career because of his tunnel vision.”
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Opposite of to have taken control of with one's hands
“The child released her mother's hand and ran off to play once they reached the park.”
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Opposite of to have become ill with
“Fortunately, he recovered from the crippling disease by his thirties.”
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Opposite of past tense for to meet someone, usually at a given place or time
“After their awkward interaction in the morning, Sarah is now trying her best to avoid Heather.”
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Opposite of past tense for to move fast enough to reach or pass someone or something ahead
“They would eventually lose him after their long pursuit of the suspect.”
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Opposite of past tense for to clearly comprehend something
“It was easy to mistake his accent for one of the northern dialects.”
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Opposite of past tense for to succeed in evoking or representing
“The book does so much to misrepresent the extent of hardship suffered by the common people during that period.”
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Opposite of past tense for to become ignited and start burning
“As the morning sun started to rise, the fire from the previous night would expire.”
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Opposite of past tense for to strike (someone) on a part of the body
“You won't miss him if you delay your jab by a split second.”
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Opposite of past tense for to stick or entangle something into or around something else, especially unintentionally
“Whenever I untangle the cord of my headphones, I end up with the right-side bud in my left hand and vice-versa.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to attract and engage the attention or interest of
“I started to bark like a dog to repel him and his obnoxious friends.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to board (a train, bus, or aircraft)
“When you are approaching Fourth Avenue, prepare to disembark the bus.”
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Opposite of past tense for to stop oneself from doing something
“Since nobody else would, he took it upon himself to initiate a conversation.”
Verb
(of an engine) Opposite of past tense for to fire and start running
“The mechanic would later tell us that he could not see any observable reason why the engine would stop.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to fasten or fix securely in place
“I was able to loosen the bolt, but I would then drop it whilst trying to remove it.”
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