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What is the opposite of retaining?

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Verb
Opposite of present participle for to hold on to or continue to have something, both physically or mentally
“Is it unfair to describe him as something of a megalomaniac, where even allowing for his enormous contribution he appears to refuse to even partially relinquish his power?”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to employ by paying a retainer
“Six months after the launch, the board made the decision to dismiss the staff, close our virtual doors, and monetize the assets.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to keep in one's memory
“We cannot forget what happened 50 years ago, but things are now a different kettle of fish.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a good ability to remember
“You're going to have to remind me who you are because I have a forgetful mind.”
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