What is the opposite of retire?

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Opposite of withdraw to or from a particular place
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Opposite of to discharge from a job or position
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Opposite of to go to bed
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Opposite of to retreat from something frightening or dangerous
“When they saw an opportunity to gain territory, the armed forces decided to advance into the capital.”
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(of a business) Opposite of to go bankrupt
“Against the odds, his cafe would thrive in a suburb that was saturated with various eatery options.”
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Opposite of to leave a place, often for another
“Although they would have been glad to rest themselves on the opposite bank, they resigned themselves to stay within the island.”
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Opposite of to go to sleep, or fall asleep
“We need to wake up early tomorrow to avoid missing our flight.”
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Opposite of to depart or leave
“At what will you come?”
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Opposite of go or move back or further away from a previous position
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Opposite of to leave or exit a place
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Opposite of to shut off or keep apart, as from company, society, etc.
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Opposite of to surrender, renounce or relinquish, as sovereign power
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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 demobilize or disband
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Opposite of to put an end to, especially formally
“They also approve new programs of instruction and cancel or make changes in existing programs.”
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Opposite of to withdraw (someone) from a competition or group
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