What is the opposite of getting?

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Verb
Opposite of coming into possession of
“I will be giving my old laptop to my younger brother.”
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Opposite of receiving or being sent something
“I will be sending the item I sold on eBay through the mail soon.”
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Opposite of reaching a specified state or condition
“The food is staying fresh after being kept in the refrigerator.”
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Opposite of catching or apprehending someone
“The authorities will be releasing the suspect after finding out that he had a solid alibi.”
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Opposite of catching a disease or illness
“He is in bed, recovering from a cold.”
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Opposite of comprehending what someone is saying
“Because he was speaking incoherently, everyone was misconstruing what he was saying.”
Verb
Opposite of going somewhere, typically with some degree of difficulty
“I didn't feel like going anywhere. I preferred staying at home.”
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Opposite of inducing someone to do something
“Our scare tactics worked in deterring the kids from eating too much sugar.”
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Opposite of seeking retribution
“He's making peace with me after having insulted my pet cat.”
Verb
(usually used in third person form "gets") Opposite of annoying or irritating (someone)
“The attentive service was certainly pleasing me greatly.”
Verb
Opposite of acquiring complete knowledge or skill in
“The school should also be the place where unlearning what has been mistaught takes place.”
Verb
Opposite of picking up or fetching something
“Don't even think about abandoning your brother at the train station!”
Verb
Opposite of being victorious, typically as revenge for a previous defeat
“We may have won, but this playoff series isn't over. We must avoid losing to them in the next match.”
Verb
Opposite of killing or executing
“Members of the mob were desperately resuscitating their henchmen who had succumbed to heavy fire.”
Noun
Opposite of the action of receiving something or the fact of its being received
Noun
Opposite of something achieved with effort, skill, or courage
Noun
Opposite of the act of making a purchase
Noun
Opposite of the action or process of receiving something sent, given, or inflicted
Adjective
Opposite of taking
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