What is the opposite of save?

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Opposite of to remove or rescue (someone) from danger or harm
“We must ensure that we do not endanger the wildlife in our national parks.”
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Opposite of to prevent or protect (something) from being destroyed
“He would inevitably lose his hat when the wind swept it from his head.”
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Opposite of to store or set aside for future use
“If you continue to waste your points, you will have no credits left on your rewards card.”
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Opposite of to be frugal and not spend one's money
“Advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don't have for something they don't need.”
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Opposite of to preserve (something) by not expending or using it
“Susie loves to utilize her time by reading fantasy and science-fiction novels.”
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Opposite of to avoid, lessen, or guard against
“Bad financial investments will cause extreme grief in the long run.”
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Opposite of to keep or intend for a special purpose
“I always use anything I purchase straight away, or at least as soon as possible.”
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Opposite of retain for future use
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Opposite of save, rescue, or set someone or something free from
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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?”
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Opposite of protect or shield from something harmful, especially bad weather
“He loosened and then retightened his grip on the sword's decorative hilt, readying himself to attack those who threatened to harm him.”
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Opposite of to restore consciousness, vigor, or life to
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Opposite of change belief, especially regarding religion
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Opposite of to set or keep apart from others
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Opposite of to provide care, help or encouragement
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“Cultural neglect, they say, reflects social neglect, and it becomes a vicious circle.”
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Opposite of to keep a particular state constant or consistent
“If we continue to undulate our consistency across the season proper, it will be a complete waste of a year.”
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Opposite of to release from slavery, to free
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Opposite of to set free from entanglement or difficulty
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Opposite of to keep or intend for a special purpose
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Opposite of to contribute in some way to
“The wrong colors will certainly worsen the room's dullness.”
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Opposite of prevent the occurrence of
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Opposite of to protect the state of someone or something
“This project has been set up to undermine the opposition's efforts to enact their policies.”
Conjunction
(also used as preposition) Opposite of with the exception of
“Make sure you get everything on the shopping list, including the pineapple.”
Conjunction
Opposite of except that
Preposition
Opposite of not including
Preposition
(usually with "of") Opposite of not including
Phrase
(typically used with to) Opposite of as well as
Excluding that one mishap, your performance was otherwise flawless.”
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