What is the opposite of expire?

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Opposite of to die or cease living
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Opposite of to expel air from the lungs
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Opposite of to draw to a close
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Opposite of to come to an end, or to disappear completely
“A strange vision would appear to him in his sleep, and he woke up believing he was a prophet.”
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Opposite of to draw to a close
“There is still plenty of topics to cover, and the discussion will continue tomorrow.”
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Opposite of to take air into the lungs and then expel it
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(of gas or heat) Opposite of to expel or discharge, typically gas or light
“Insulation is, first and foremost, used to confine the heat within a given space.”
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Opposite of to emit or give off
“Most closet dehumidifiers are wireless and use salt, silica gel, or other materials to absorb moisture that is in the air.”
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Opposite of to give off or expel
“Aluminum was used to contain the liquid hydrogen in the instrument.”
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Opposite of to draw, or cause to draw, to a close
“They grow, break free from the host, and drop to the bottom of the water to begin an independent life.”
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Opposite of to stop working
“The company anticipates that the appliance will last for at least five years.”
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(of time) Opposite of to elapse
“Can you please stop the timer in approximately half an hour?”
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