What is the opposite of purchase?

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Verb
Opposite of to buy or procure by payment
“The group used the website to sell goods bearing the image and name of the power station, and it hoped to expand its retail operation.”
Verb
(archaic) Opposite of to obtain through effort or sacrifice
“Surely the sun elves could not afford to lose the gemstones that the mines hold.”
Verb
Opposite of to come into possession of
“I will give my old laptop to my younger brother.”
Verb
Opposite of obtain in exchange for payment
Verb
Opposite of to receive as return for payment or effort
Noun
Opposite of something which has been acquired through buying or purchasing
“We apologize for your loss, but we cannot refund money for items that you have personally broken or misplaced.”
Noun
Opposite of the act or process of buying or purchasing something
“The incident comes in the wake of widespread calls to restrict the sale of fireworks to members of the public.”
Noun
Opposite of a firm contact or grip
“Gary twisted his assailant's wrist, and the release of his weapon was swift.”
Noun
Opposite of to be under the hold or grasp of
“Thankfully, he was vaccinated, and his immunity against the deadly virus was assured.”
Noun
Opposite of the grip of a tyre on a road or a wheel on a rail
Noun
Opposite of load of goods
Noun
Opposite of a firm or secure grip, especially with one's feet
Noun
Opposite of a solid grip with one's feet
“A slip on this rugged terrain can cause serious injury.”
Noun
Opposite of the state of having complete legal control of something
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