What is the opposite of hold on to?

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Opposite of to hold or maintain in one's possession
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Opposite of to let go or release one's hold of
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Opposite of to inadvertently drop or leave something or someone behind
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To step down from one's position or role
“Roh has decided to resign as honorary president of the ruling party.”
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To stop associating with
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To exchange (something) for something else, typically as a commercial transaction
“Norm wishes to trade his car for a smaller and more fuel-efficient automobile.”
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(based on the game being played) To strike a ball as part of a game
Play the ball strategically.”
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To set aside or reserve for a particular purpose
“Please allow at least half an hour for the appointment.”
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To uncover that which was hidden or kept secret
“In his upcoming speech, Scott has promised to give up his secret for achieving success in life.”
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To dispatch or send (a document or goods)
Forward the package to the address that has been provided.”
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To make reference to or speak about briefly or in passing
“He would deliberately drop a few famous names as acquaintances to impress his peers.”
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To throw or launch something in a given direction
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(idiomatic) To invent, create, or think of
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(direct at or to) To intend a remark, comment or statement for
“I do not direct my criticisms at you personally, but at the company that you work for.”
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To reveal secrets or gossip
“This is our little secret. Don't tell!”
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To make something into something else
“I had to change the design of the website as it was out of date.”
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To get rid of
“Sort through your old belongings and reject any that are no longer required.”
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To give, place or hand back something
“Don't forget to return the book when you're done with it.”
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