What is the opposite of dispose?

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Opposite of to arrange in a particular order or position
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Opposite of to position or place something in a particular place or spot
“Callie, did you move my keys? I have to get to work!”
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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 redistribute, station troops or weapons
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Opposite of to give shape to or take shape, esp. a particular shape
“The king-sized bed was too big to move in its current state so we had to disassemble it.”
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Opposite of to encourage or inspire someone to do something
“The continual criticisms would eventually demotivate him completely.”
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Opposite of to put securely in place or in the desired position
“You may unfasten your seatbelt once the plane has come to a complete stop.”
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Opposite of to swallow greedily or in large amounts
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Opposite of to emit or discharge from a container, space, or one's body
“As the bucket is pulled toward the machine, it will dig and load the bucket with the material being excavated.”
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