What is the opposite of find?

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Opposite of to discover something either by chance or intention
“To misplace a presidential badge of office for a couple of days may be unfortunate.”
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Opposite of to recover something that has been misplaced, stolen, or hidden away
“Are you sure you cannot trust me to hide the Infinity Stones from Thanos?”
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Opposite of to attain or achieve
“If I surrender my search for love now, I don't think I'll feel a shred of regret.”
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Opposite of to muster
“After manifesting his internal emotional turmoil, he finally had to yield, and watch a romantic comedy with his girlfriend.”
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Opposite of to be aware
“Despite the warning signs, he chose to ignore them and proceed past the barrier.”
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Opposite of to consider
“I disregard any rigid or mechanical rule in policy-making.”
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Opposite of to receive a particular treatment
“If you avoid making mistakes, you will never learn from them.”
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Opposite of to obtain or attain successfully
“We cannot abandon our quest for the Holy Grail now!”
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Opposite of to find out or to discover
“I'm willing to just accept the facts as they are, and move on with my life.”
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Opposite of to regard as an opinion
“As you freely allow that scoundrel to express his opinions, I can no longer sit idly by and withhold mine.”
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Opposite of to come upon after searching, study, or effort
“She tried to hide all evidence of her crime.”
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Opposite of to find unexpectedly or during a search
“It always amazes me how anybody can overlook the basic truths about this nation.”
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Opposite of to discover (gold, minerals, or oil) by drilling or mining
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(something sent) Opposite of to take or accept delivery of
“Is it particularly necessary to send this many Christmas cards out?”
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Opposite of to pronounce authoritatively and legally to be the case
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Opposite of to come upon unexpectedly or by chance
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(idiomatic) Opposite of to come into one's possession, usually unexpectedly
“Through a lack of financial acumen, he would eventually lose most of his wealth.”
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Opposite of to establish what something or who someone is
“Many people mistake the endangered water vole for the brown rat and accidentally poison them or disturb their burrows.”
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Opposite of to hunt something and capture or kill it
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Opposite of to suppose to be the case, without proof
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Opposite of to show the existence or truth of by evidence
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(with object and complement) Opposite of to attribute a quality to someone or something
“I absolutely reject the idea that he is innocent of the crimes he is purported to have committed.”
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Opposite of to find, or get hold of, by means of conducting a search through various sources
Noun
Opposite of a discovery
“The theft of the crown artifact was a loss of epic proportions to the museum.”
Noun
Opposite of something invented through research and development
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Opposite of a large amount of money that is won or received unexpectedly
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Opposite of a sudden, dramatic, and important discovery or development
Noun
Opposite of someone or something unusually desirable
Noun
Opposite of a development or improvement
“The retrogression in the company's technology due to a lack of funding for research and development was noticeable.”
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