What is the opposite of get?

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Opposite for to come into possession of
“I will give my old laptop to my younger brother.”
Opposite for to receive or be sent something
“I will send the item I sold on eBay through the mail soon.”
Opposite for to reach a specified state or condition
“The food will stay fresh if you keep it in the refrigerator.”
Opposite for to catch or apprehend someone
“The authorities would release the suspect after finding out that he had a solid alibi.”
Opposite for to catch a disease or illness
“It typically takes about a week to recover from a cold or flu.”
Opposite for to comprehend what someone is saying
“Because he was speaking incoherently, it was easy to misconstrue what he was saying.”
Opposite for to go somewhere, typically with some degree of difficulty
“I don't feel like going anywhere. Let's just stay here.”
Opposite for to begin doing something
“We need to stop working immediately as the project is going off the rails in the wrong direction.”
Opposite for to induce someone to do something
“We must to come up with a plan to deter the kids from eating too much sugar.”
Opposite for to seek retribution
“He's coming to make peace with me after having insulted my pet cat.”
(usually used in third person form "gets") Opposite for to annoy or irritate
“It does please me when people are considerate.”
(usually used in third person form "gets") Opposite for to throw into a state of mental uncertainty
“Her wise words would enlighten me.”
Opposite for to acquire complete knowledge or skill in
“The school should also be the place to unlearn what has been mistaught.”
Opposite for to pick up or fetch something
“Don't abandon your brother at the train station!”
Opposite for to be victorious, typically as revenge for a previous defeat
“We may have won, but this playoff series isn't over. We must not lose to them in the next match.”
Opposite for to kill or execute
“Members of the mob failed to resuscitate their henchmen who had succumbed to heavy fire.”
Opposite for something gained
“The departure of our senior manager has been a great loss for the company.”
(dated) Opposite for descendants of a person, animal, or plant
“Modern elephants and woolly mammoths share a common ancestor that split into separate species about 6 million years ago.”
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