What is the opposite of kept hold of?

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To have inadvertently dropped or left something or someone behind
“I lost my headphones on the train before I disembarked because I wasn't paying attention.”
To have exchanged or given up something
“She changed her ice-cream for mine because she didn't like chocolate.”
To have made something into something else
“I changed the design of the website as it was out of date.”
Opposite of past tense for to arrange for something to belong to, or be officially controlled by, somebody else
“Public lands presently under the state, county, or municipal ownership could be expected to retain the existing administration and management.”
Opposite of past tense for to relinquish or give up a right, claim or title
“In my opinion, the most effective solution would be to allow the consumer buyer to retain his right to a price reduction.”
Opposite of past tense for to uncover that which was hidden or kept secret
“They are secretive and withhold information not only from the rest of the world, but even from their own organizations.”
(based on the game being played) Opposite of past tense for to strike a ball as part of a game
“It is best to retain the ball if you cannot see an open player.”
Opposite of past tense for to dispatch or send (a document or goods)
“Early biographers claim that he then attended Lincoln's Inn, but the Inn's archives retain no record of him.”
Opposite of past tense for to make reference to or speak about briefly or in passing
“She would withhold information about her informant in order to protect his identity.”
(idiomatic) Opposite of past tense for to invent, create, or think of
“Being the conniver that he was, Mark would withhold most of his great ideas from the rest of the team.”
Opposite of past tense for to get rid of
“Why do you like to keep your old belongings? It is only resulting in more clutter around our home!”
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