What is the opposite of defer?

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Opposite of to postpone or assign to a later time or date
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Opposite of submit to or acknowledge the merit of
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Opposite of to give up one's resistance against something
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Opposite of to delay or postpone
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Opposite of to surrender or end all resistance to
“It was a massive struggle to resist the lure of a cheeky beer, but I held firm.”
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Opposite of to store or set aside for future use
“If you continue to waste your points, you will have no credits left on your rewards card.”
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Opposite of to delay taking action
“This is a dire situation, and we need to act now!”
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Opposite of to make (someone or something) late or slow
“We should avoid taking shortcuts just to hasten the time it takes to reach our destination.”
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Opposite of to experience or live through something
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Opposite of to fail to care for or pay attention to
“It was important to consider their strict dietary requirements when designing the menu.”
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