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What is the opposite of nab?

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(of a criminal or fugitive) Opposite of to take into custody
“Failing to lay any legitimate charges on her, they would eventually discharge Sally.”
Opposite of to grab, seize or take something suddenly or forcibly
“Filled with a guilty conscience, Bernie would later return the elderly couple's jewelry.”
Opposite of to unlawfully take possession of something
Opposite of to quickly seize (something) in a rude or eager way
Opposite of to steal
“The council would decide that the best way to move forward would be to give the land to the natives.”
Opposite of to take possession or control of something, especially something elusive
“Despite his efforts to retrieve it in the first place, Harvey would have to relinquish the relic to save Peyton.”
Opposite of to steal something, typically through burglary
Opposite of to earn through work or effort
“An inability or disinclination to network with others will likely hamper your career.”
Opposite of to agree to receive or take receipt of
“He warned the committee that if he were to win, he would refuse his award on philosophical grounds.”
Opposite of to take possession of illegally or without authorization
“Though his parents offered to contribute some money, Newton wanted to earn his car through hard work.”
(very rare) Opposite of the summit of an eminence
“We stood at the base of the building and admired the imposing structure.”
Opposite of the action of seizing someone and taking them into custody
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