What is the opposite of sacrifice?

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Opposite of to give away (something valuable) for the purpose of gaining something else
“Even while strapped for cash, Jarrod would still keep his treasured collection of Star Wars toys.”
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Opposite of to offer as a religious sacrifice
“The diminutive Spartan would deny the Gods his only offspring as an offering to appease them.”
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Opposite of to legally give up one's possession or ownership of (something)
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Opposite of to relinquish or give up something, typically on compulsion or demand
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Opposite of to sacrifice (something valuable), especially for moral or practical reasons
“There is a possibility that you might have jaundice in later life, but after a complete rest, you can keep playing tennis.”
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Opposite of to shun or shy away from
“General pushing strength is useful to all athletes who participate in contact sports such as boxing, football, rugby and wrestling.”
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Opposite of to pay up or give up something
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Opposite of to yield or suffer
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Opposite of undersell
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Opposite of to decrease the value, character, or quality of
Noun
Opposite of an act of giving up something valued for the sake of something else
“As a professional athlete, regular exercise and a balanced diet is a necessity.”
Noun
Opposite of a loss or cost incurred, especially for the benefit of something or someone
“Neutering and spaying are usually done for the benefit of your pets.”
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Opposite of the loss or sacrifice necessary to achieve or obtain something
“Not only were my three collaborators extremely knowledgeable, but they came with the added advantage of access to money and resources that would support our research.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of immolating, or the state of being immolated, or sacrificed
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Opposite of an act of devoting time, effort, resources, or energy to a particular undertaking
“Steeped in the frugality of his time, he never wanted to go out to eat or spend money when he didn't feel the need.”
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Opposite of the action of renouncing or rejecting something
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Opposite of a legal action whereby a person loses all interest in the forfeit property
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Opposite of the act of conceding or relinquishing a possession or one's position
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Opposite of an amount of money lost by a business, organization or person
“There were two competing groceries in the neighborhood, but neither of them could make a significant profit.”
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