What is the opposite of discharging?

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Opposite of present participle for to release from the custody or restraint of the law
“The House of Lords may imprison an individual for any fixed period of time, but an individual imprisoned by the House of Commons is set free upon prorogation.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to dismiss from duty or employment
“He was exceptional in the interview and was the best candidate by a country mile, and I had no option but to employ him.”
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Opposite of present participle for to fire (a gun or missile)
“Ricks had given the order to hold fire unless absolutely necessary.”
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Opposite of present participle for to emit, throw or give off
“Textile measurements are taken at standard temperature and humidity because fibers can absorb moisture from the air.”
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Opposite of present participle for to unload or discharge, typically cargo
“Marek opened the car door and began to load the bags onto the back seat, and wedged them behind the seats with his foot.”
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Opposite of present participle for to carry out one's responsibility
“Your efforts to shift your responsibilities represent a gross failure to fulfill your own duties.”
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Opposite of present participle for to clear a debt or pay what is owed
“Many creditors feared that, as a result of the war, the country might repudiate its debt.”
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Opposite of present participle for to annul or dismiss
“The court in criminal cases enjoys discretion to allow the prosecution to call additional evidence.”
Noun
Opposite of the action of firing a gun or missile
“A crucial element in shock action was the holding of fire until the enemy was at a very close range.”
Noun
Opposite of the action or process of releasing or being released
Noun
Opposite of fulfillment
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