What is the opposite of possess?

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Opposite of to have in one's possession
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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.”
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Opposite of to be in possession
“Please look after your Playstation console, otherwise, you will be bereft of a gaming console.”
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Opposite of to be preoccupied with a single topic or emotion
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Opposite of to physically grip or grasp something
“The coach could not understand why Dano was so hesitant to release the ball during tackles.”
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Opposite of to harbor feelings or thoughts
“Funny how the mind works, that I could so quickly forget the love I had for my sport and how far it had taken me.”
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Opposite of to cast a magical spell on
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Opposite of to have someone over at one's home for a party or visit
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(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.”
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Opposite of to engage in carnal activity
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Opposite of to live or reside in
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Opposite of to be living a particular way of life
“I shun the hectic life which is why I moved to the country.”
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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.”
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