What is the opposite of net?

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Verb
Opposite of to capture, especially with a trap or a net
Verb
Opposite of to earn or gain, especially as an income or profit
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Opposite of to come into possession of
“I will give my old laptop to my younger brother.”
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Opposite of to earn through work or effort
“An inability or disinclination to network with others will likely hamper your career.”
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Opposite of to yield or produce as a result of an investment of money, time or effort
“For the simple case of a competitive market, it would appear that producers might well lose profits from increased metering.”
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(of a person) Opposite of to catch or apprehend
“On the following day, his mood had improved and he agreed to release the prisoners.”
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Opposite of to catch, or become caught, in a trap or difficult situation
“The scalpel becomes a sword-like weapon with which the physician may forcefully disentangle him from the web of frightening experiences.”
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Opposite of deprive of freedom of action
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Opposite of to receive payment for work
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To earn or receive in total
“This film was a success and would gross an enormous amount of money worldwide.”
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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.”
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Opposite of to accept or receive, typically something awarded
“She had worked hard and tried her best, but would ultimately fail at winning a medal during the tournament.”
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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.”
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Opposite of to collect or gather together, especially funds for a given purpose
Distribute these donuts evenly and sparingly to your friends.”
Adjective
(of profit or earnings) Opposite of remaining after the deduction of tax or other contributions
Adjective
Opposite of remaining after the greater part or quantity has gone
Adjective
Opposite of made of lace or decorated with it
Noun
Opposite of income, typically derived from an investment or business
“It is common for most companies to report a loss in their first year.”
Noun
Opposite of the basis or essence of something
Noun
Opposite of the central aspect of something an argument or consideration
“As a sidenote, I want to mention that this is no contradiction to McLuhan's famous statement.”
Noun
Opposite of something that is entangled or intertwined
Noun
Opposite of an arrangement of intersecting horizontal and vertical lines
Noun
Opposite of a difficult situation, or the involvement in one
Noun
Opposite of a device or enclosure designed to physically catch animals or persons
“Once the cattle ran themselves out into the open, it was not difficult to follow them and eventually slow them to a normal gait.”
Noun
Opposite of the principal aspect or dimension of something
“This distinction remains on the surface of the problem and does not contribute much to an understanding of the differences in the social development of feebleminded individuals.”
Noun
Opposite of a structure consisting of strips of wood or metal crossed and fastened together with square or diamond-shaped spaces left between, used as a screen or fence or as a support for climbing plants
Noun
Opposite of the total, aggregate or sum of a given material or objects
Noun
Opposite of an increase in wealth or resources
“Financial loss is inevitable if one is not prudent with their spendings.”
Noun
Opposite of something achieved through effort
“The failure of another Grand Slam campaign can only be put down to his lack of effort and passion for the game.”
Noun
Opposite of the state or act of being physically entangled
Noun
Opposite of the principal aspect or dimension of something
“We have concentrated only on the periphery of the problem, and perhaps even tried to eliminate some of the symptoms, but the interference problem is still there.”
Noun
Opposite of the vital part or essence of something
“Welfare is no longer an auxiliary to the ongoing economic life of the people but has become almost their total economic existence.”
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