What is the opposite of depart?

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(stay) Opposite of to leave a place, often for another
“Although they would have been glad to rest themselves on the opposite bank, they resigned themselves to stay within the island.”
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(arrive) Opposite of to leave a place, often for another
“It seemed providential that he should arrive at just that moment.”
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Opposite of to die or cease living
“It was hard pouring out my heart to him because in the back of my mind I didn't know if he would live.”
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(literally or figuratively) Opposite of to deviate from a normal or expected path
“Walkers are asked to follow the path in summer because of the fragile landscape.”
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(depart from) Opposite of to run counter to
“So many stories here seem to correlate to a pattern of abuse.”
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(depart from) Opposite of to fail to conform to a regulation or obligation
“It is the obligation of all employers and employees to observe the standards that apply to them at all times.”
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Opposite of to let someone down by abandoning or neglecting them
“Chase your dreams! We will always be here to support you.”
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(literally or figuratively) Opposite of to deviate from one's course or direction
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Opposite of to die or cease living
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Opposite of to vanish or disappear, especially gradually
“I would be minding my own business when the light seemed to appear out of nowhere.”
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Opposite of to leave for a destination
“Guests will disembark at a landing quay before heading below the surface to their watery boudoirs with views out into the open ocean.”
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Opposite of to retreat or flee from a (hostile) place or situation
“Then he commanded the soldiers to advance, bearing shields so that they were all standing on the river bank.”
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Opposite of to exit from a given situation, place or event
“A wraith-catcher, who had fortuitously been staying in the village the night before, will take Sophie to begin her quest to recover sister.”
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Opposite of to resign from (a job)
“In the end, John decided to stay at his job and continued to allow real estate to be a part of his life.”
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