What is the opposite of quit?

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(continue) Opposite of to stop doing something
“One look around me confirmed for me that I wanted to continue along this career path.”
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(start) Opposite of to stop doing something
“When I start something, I see it right through to the end.”
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(complete) Opposite of to stop doing something
“I'm so happy to finally complete my Star Wars Lego masterpiece.”
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Opposite of to stop working
“The company anticipates that the appliance will last for at least five years.”
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Opposite of to give up or cease resistance
“It was a massive struggle to resist the lure of a cheeky beer, but I held firm.”
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Opposite of to resign from (a job)
“In the end, John decided to stay at his job and continued to allow real estate to be a part of his life.”
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Opposite of to leave or cause to remain behind
“The rule is very simple, and it is that every salesperson must arrive on time.”
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(obsolete) Opposite of to pay or give what is owed
“He may threaten his creditors by withdrawing his firm-specific labor and repudiate his debt contract.”
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Opposite of to put an end to something
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Opposite of to give up or abstain from something
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Opposite of to give up one's resistance against something
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Opposite of to come to an end, or to disappear completely
“A strange vision would appear to him in his sleep, and he woke up believing he was a prophet.”
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Opposite of to leave behind
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Opposite of to abandon or leave behind
“Free from the control of cult life, Koichi struggles to shed the corrupt lineage he inherited from his proxy father while trying to reclaim his family.”
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(of a place or location) Opposite of to go or get away from
“When I arrive, I will take you away from your suffering.”
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Opposite of to let someone down by abandoning or neglecting them
“Chase your dreams! We will always be here to support you.”
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Opposite of to leave or exit a place
“I advised my officer to remain at the premises until you complete your meeting.”
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Opposite of to stop attending or belonging to a particular organization or institution
“Instead of looking for work, Gary decided he would stay in university to do a post-graduate course.”
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Opposite of to split or withdraw from a union, alliance or organization
“He wanted to join the Star Knights, the fabled special forces unit comprised of only the strongest and most valiant soldiers.”
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Opposite of to pay or give what is owed
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Opposite of to give up one's resistance against an enemy or opponent
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Opposite of to exit from a given situation, place or event
“A wraith-catcher, who had fortuitously been staying in the village the night before, will take Sophie to begin her quest to recover sister.”
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Opposite of to escape or withdraw from a place or situation
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Opposite of to leave or give up an office or position
“The move followed several months of rumors and speculations on who was going to fill the position vacated by the former executive director.”
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Opposite of excise, remove
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Opposite of to keep or withhold oneself from something
“While I was on holiday, I would indulge in plenty of delicious desserts.”
Adjective
Opposite of free of something undesirable
“You are largely burdened with the pauperism of other and wealthier districts.”
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