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What is the opposite of own?

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Opposite of used to emphasize that something belongs to a particular person
“We all know of couples who share a common distaste for certain things and, indeed, seem to share only that.”
Opposite of belonging or relating separately to each of two or more people or things
Opposite of characteristic of a particular person or thing
“That is an atypical location to find this breed of snake, as it usually thrives in warmer conditions.”
Opposite of not connected with one's work or official position
“The First Lady was presented with a gift during her official visit to the city.”
Opposite of privately owned and not for general or public use
“The amenities outside are meant for public use.”
(of time) Opposite of not taken up by one's usual duties or activities
Opposite of to possess or be responsible for
“Without his equipment, he will lack the necessary tools and equipment to build and repair the unit.”
Opposite of to admit or acknowledge that something is the case or that one feels a certain way
“I wholeheartedly reject the claim that I brought the game into disrepute.”
Opposite of to defeat, subdue or overcome with superior strength
Opposite of to manage
“Many agents sell a bunch of houses, then spend all their time servicing those houses and neglect their business.”
Opposite of to reveal or make public (information)
Opposite of to be in possession
“Please look after your Playstation console, otherwise, you will be bereft of a gaming console.”
(of animals) Opposite of to own and look after for pleasure or profit
“Sadly, the owners would decide to abandon their senior dog after their move.”
Opposite of to physically grip or grasp something
“The coach could not understand why Dano was so hesitant to release the ball during tackles.”
Opposite of to shame or put down
“In an attempt to aggrandize himself, Loki usurped the throne of Asgard by taking the Odin Ring.”
(of a shop or business) Opposite of to own or manage
“After more than fifty years in the baking industry, Giuseppi would finally sell his patisserie.”
Opposite of to understand or acknowledge the existence of
“It is a fair question, but we should not overlook the assumptions that underlie it.”
Opposite of to beat, or defeat, convincingly
“Win or lose the America's Cup final, Coutts' team of sailors may find themselves all at sea after the race on the Hauraki Gulf.”
(of an automobile) Opposite of to have in one's possession for use
“If there was no signal from the rear window of the car, Peter was to drive on past the garage and discard the truck wherever it was convenient.”
Opposite of to be victorious over
“Cronos, the first powerful God who ruled the Heavens above, was warned by Gaia and Ouranos that someday he would be defeated by one of his own sons.”
Opposite of to be in a strong enough position to have or secure (something)
“Despite granting wage increases to teachers and doctors, he is starting to lose the support of the middle class.”
Opposite of separate or respective
“We must focus our attention to reach higher echelons by working hard with a joint effort.”
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