What is the opposite of drain?

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Opposite of to leak, seep or discharge liquid or gas
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Opposite of to be emptied of the contents of
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Opposite of to use, empty or drain completely
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Opposite of to drink or consume a liquid
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Opposite of to become weaker or of poorer quality
“The reception appeared to progressively recover as we shifted the antenna to a different location.”
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Opposite of to pass through a pore, membrane or interstice
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Opposite of to consume a liquid
“I decided to go low carb and eat a big juicy steak without worrying about the fat.”
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Opposite of to use, empty or drain completely
“It was wise for Rafa to take his foot off the pedal and conserve his energy for the next match.”
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Opposite of draw or push out
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Opposite of to draw or drain (liquid) from a source
Fill the tank with water until it is 10 cm from the top.”
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Opposite of to ooze, or pass slowly through pores or other small openings
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Opposite of to use, empty or drain completely
“I couldn't actually read my data because it was encrypted and compressed to save on hard-drive space.”
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Opposite of to give pain, affliction, or vexation to
“She then gave me a cute, shy little smile, completely unaware that her doing that alone was enough to mollify me.”
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Opposite of to ingest food or drink, usually very quickly
“He appeared to vomit directly down into the turf next to the penalty spot.”
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Opposite of to deflate
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(of a liquid, gas or heat) Opposite of to discharge from a container
“As long as the olive oil is properly stored, the bottle will hold the freshness for a while.”
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Opposite of to make great demands on the capacity or resources of
“With the last of the country's baby boom generation soon entering the labor market, the strain on resources and competition for jobs will begin to abate.”
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Opposite of to whiten, typically by the removal of color
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Opposite of to cause to become dry or devoid of moisture
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Opposite of to cease to have or retain something
“Over the course of several years, Stacey would accumulate a lot of money through some very prudent investments.”
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Opposite of to cause to be empty or vacant
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Opposite of to completely remove or get rid of
“If the ink stain sets in the sheets, good luck trying to remove it.”
Noun
Opposite of ditch, channel dug in earth
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Opposite of a strain or heavy demand
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Opposite of a significantly difficult task or experience
“Life was a luxury for him now that he had finally made a success of himself.”
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Opposite of the act of depleting, or the state of being depleted
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Opposite of a hollow bed for a natural or artificial waterway
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Opposite of a large amount of money, liquid, or people that moves or is transferred out of a place
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Opposite of the action of using up a resource
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Opposite of a sense of stressful urgency caused by having too many demands on one's time or resources
“That would be Batman's voice on the comms as he works to bring a bit of calm to the group.”
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Opposite of a mental or emotional conflict or struggle
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Opposite of a leakage of gas, liquid, or heat from a container
Storage of nitrogen in a wetland is only a temporary measure, whether nitrogen is assimilated into biomass or absorbed by the soil.”
Noun
Opposite of a misfortune or affliction that causes worry, hardship, or distress
“We are an international agency concerned with the alleviation of human suffering.”
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