What is the opposite of lose?

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Opposite for to be unable to find something or someone
“Tim would find his keys in between all the clutter that had piled up on his desk.”
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Opposite for to be unable to find something or someone
“The leprechaun would discover a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.”
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Opposite for to inadvertently drop or leave something or someone behind
“I would hold on to my headphones to ensure that I did not lose it as I disembarked the train.”
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Opposite for to inadvertently drop or leave something or someone behind
“Thankfully, we would recover our luggage when it was located by the airline.”
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(of a game or contest) Opposite for to fail to win
“He would win against his opponent, a fitting finale to the hard work and training he had put in over the last few months.”
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Opposite for to cease to have or retain something
“Over the course of several years, Stacey would accumulate a lot of money through some very prudent investments.”
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Opposite for to cause (someone) to be unable to pursue one any longer
“Justin Bieber jumped into his limousine but the engine failed and he now had to face his horde of screaming fans.”
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Opposite for to wander or go astray from
“We would follow the trail closely during our hike so as not to get lost.”
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(lose oneself) Opposite for to lose one's sense of direction
“By using a compass, we would find our bearings again.”
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(of time or an opportunity) Opposite for to fail to take advantage of
“Be sure to take this opportunity that only comes around once in a lifetime.”
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Opposite for to involve or engage in deeply
“Just ignore the music if it's not really your thing.”
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(informal) Opposite for to get rid off
“Your overall outfit looks horrible, but I would keep the shoes as they look decent.”
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