What is the opposite of liberate?

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Opposite of to set (someone) free from imprisonment, slavery, or oppression
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Opposite of to set free, especially from entanglement or difficulty
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Opposite of to free from embarrassment
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Opposite of to remove or rescue (someone) from danger or harm
“We must ensure that we do not endanger the wildlife in our national parks.”
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Opposite of to steal
“The council would decide that the best way to move forward would be to give the land to the natives.”
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Opposite of to steal, especially in small quantities, or articles of small value
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Opposite of to take something without permission
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Opposite of to release someone from confinement or captivity
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Opposite of to take for one's own benefit, typically without permission
“This document has been designed to bestow some dignity to those who toil thanklessly in the vineyards of art.”
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Opposite of to relieve (someone or something) of a load
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Opposite of to unburden from something undesirable or restrictive
“We should work towards paying off our debt so that we will no longer burden ourselves with these high interest rates.”
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Opposite of liberate or relax
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Opposite of make available
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Opposite of to release from a physical restraint
“They set up a lure to trap the rat that had been plaguing their home.”
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Opposite of to use one's authority to lay claim to and separate a possession from its holder
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Opposite of order or allow to leave; send away
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