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What is the opposite of discard?

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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 reject, banish or abandon
“She had to support her two children by herself and without a job for a substantial period.”
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(keep) Opposite of to throw away (something unwanted or useless)
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(acquire) Opposite of to throw away (something unwanted or useless)
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(keep) Opposite of to throw away (something unwanted or useless)
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Opposite of to get rid of (something unwanted or useless)
“For this challenge, each presenter needed to research and acquire a tractor.”
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Opposite of to refuse to have anything to do with (anymore)
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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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Opposite of to abandon or leave behind
“Free from the control of cult life, Koichi struggles to shed the corrupt lineage he inherited from his proxy father while trying to reclaim his family.”
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Opposite of to send away or order to leave
“They are struck by his pressing need to go out to the peripheries and invite sinners and social outcasts into his Kingdom.”
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Opposite of to remove unwanted elements from a group
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Opposite of to disregard and treat as unworthy of serious consideration
“Julie would entertain the idea of her daughter staying home the day after a severe bout of coughing.”
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(of a person or object) Opposite of to leave behind
“He will always remain with his wife and family regardless of the situation.”
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Opposite of to remove or take off, especially one's clothing
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Opposite of to exclude (someone or something) from consideration or further participation
“Her credentials are remarkable so include her on the list of candidates.”
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Opposite of to eliminate from view or from being physically present
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Opposite of to disregard as unimportant or insignificant
“Tourists and visitors are advised to respect the customs and traditions of their host country.”
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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 stop associating with
“I was forced to associate with Nathan when he friended me on Facebook.”
Noun
Opposite of something that has been thrown away, discarded or rejected
“The dagger was a prized possession of Rogue's that she tried to hide from Jasper and everyone else.”
Noun
Opposite of an item with flaws, usually sold cheaply
“One man's trash is another man's treasure.”
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Opposite of the process of removal or elimination through purging
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