What is the opposite of rescue?

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Noun
Opposite of an act of saving or being saved from danger, difficulty or confinement
Noun
Opposite of the action of being rescued or set free
Noun
Opposite of financial or practical assistance given to those in special need or difficulty
“I felt that the Federal Government ought not to put a further handicap on the borrowing of money by municipalities.”
Noun
Opposite of a line to which a drowning or falling victim may cling to
Noun
Opposite of the act or process of extricating or disentangling
Verb
Opposite of to save from danger, confinement or difficulty
Verb
Opposite of to recover something that has been misplaced, stolen, or hidden away
“Are you sure you cannot trust me to hide the Infinity Stones from Thanos?”
Verb
Opposite of to save, rescue, or set someone or something free from
“Colonel Rall ordered the regiment to arms, mounted his horse, and sent out patrols to capture the rebels.”
Verb
Opposite of to rescue or remove from a bad situation
“Kate would put him in danger by asking him to help a man she knows is not entitled to such help.”
Verb
Opposite of to prevent or protect (something) from being destroyed
“He would inevitably lose his hat when the wind swept it from his head.”
Verb
Opposite of to restore consciousness, vigor, or life to
Verb
Opposite of to quickly seize (something) in a rude or eager way
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