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What is the opposite of releases?

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Verb
Opposite of throws or gives off
“A machine that is so powerful it sucks up dirt not just from your own living room but from next door's too.”
Verb
Opposite of formally sends out or puts into circulation
“The company suppresses any official views whenever complaints from customers are received until a meeting is held by the board of directors.”
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Opposite of to allow or enable to escape from confinement
“They would hold him in shackles while interrogating him.”
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Opposite of to let go off
“Get a good pair of tongs to grip on to your food tightly.”
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Opposite of to give off or expel
“Aluminum was used to contain the liquid hydrogen in the instrument.”
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Opposite of to discharge from a job or position
“After the screening process, the board decided to employ Gareth, as he was the standout candidate.”
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Opposite of to put on the market
“Following some much-publicized issues, the company has decided to abort its plans to release a new version of their app.”
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Opposite of to cause to dissipate
“I made the mistake of allowing the pressure to build up over time.”
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Opposite of to make available
“We need to keep all of our employees in-house during an emergency.”
Verb
(law, of a debt) Opposite of to remit or discharge
“They will hold someone to account if any damages are found.”
Noun
Opposite of the distribution of something for general use
“The revoking of MP40 semi-automatic rifles was in effect for soldiers who were of lower prestige within the army's airborne division.”
Noun
Opposite of plural for the action or process of releasing or being released
“Under our system of criminal law, a person accused of a crime must bear the consequences of arrest and incarceration until trial.”
Noun
Opposite of plural for a published statement or the act of revealing something
Withholding of information is considered perjury within the framework of many justice systems.”
Noun
Opposite of plural for a publication, version or launch of a given product
“The celebrity requested a suppression on the publication of the defamatory piece.”
Noun
Opposite of plural for the act of sending forth or putting into circulation
Containment of gases is only part of the question of clean manufacture.”
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