What is the opposite of delivering?

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Verb
Opposite of picking up or fetching something
“Don't even think about abandoning your brother at the train station!”
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Opposite of present participle for to bring or transport something to its destination
“The resident said he would be able to drive to the local shopping center to collect his mail from the post office.”
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Opposite of present participle for to hand over or relinquish possession of
“Realizing the power it yields, Moss decides to retain the jewel despite his promise to return it to The Treasury.”
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Opposite of present participle for save, rescue, or set someone or something free from
“Colonel Rall ordered the regiment to arms, mounted his horse, and sent out patrols to capture the rebels.”
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Opposite of present participle for to state in a formal manner
“Nothing is worse than preparing an audience to hear a speech on one topic only to have the speaker announce that the topic has been changed.”
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Opposite of present participle for to provide or produce (something promised or expected)
“The boy's confidence in her hospitality touched Mrs. Bhaer, and she could not find the heart to disappoint his hope, and spoil his kind little plan.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to proceed or turn out in a specified way
“You can devise a wonderful new machine, but if it doesn't address real and important needs or desires, people won't buy it, and your business will fail.”
Verb
(of a blow, ball, or attack) Opposite of present participle for to launch or aim (something) towards a given target
“Carlos fell on the first round, then continued to receive blows from his opponent afterward.”
Noun
Opposite of the fact or action of giving birth to a child, as the culmination of pregnancy
Noun
Opposite of the action of unloading
“By ten, we are back with the cattle trailer, and the loading of boxes begins.”
Adjective
Opposite of providing psychological relief through the open expression of strong emotions; causing catharsis
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