What is the opposite of divert?

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Opposite of to lead or turn to a different direction
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Opposite of to entertain or amuse
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Opposite of to divert one's mind or attention (to something else)
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Opposite of to hold or engage the attention of
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Opposite of to avoid, lessen, or guard against
“Bad financial investments will cause extreme grief in the long run.”
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Opposite of to arrange for something to belong to, or be officially controlled by, somebody else
“Public lands presently under the state, county, or municipal ownership could be expected to retain the existing administration and management.”
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Opposite of to persuade or convince someone not to do something
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Opposite of to divert one's mind or attention (to something else)
“Something more to Singer's selfish desires could attract him away from the pork.”
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Opposite of to alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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Opposite of to be occupied with an activity
“I typically free myself from any strenuous activities whenever I need a break.”
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Opposite of to move to face in another direction
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Opposite of change direction suddenly
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To hold or engage the attention of
“The virtuoso's deft skill would completely absorb Martha who stared in amazement.”
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Opposite of to divert one's mind or attention (to something else)
“Just focus on the task at hand and get it done quickly.”
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Opposite of to change direction as a result of entering a different medium
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