What is the opposite of snatch?

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Opposite of to quickly seize (something) in a rude or eager way
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Opposite of to take possession or control of something, especially something elusive
“Despite his efforts to retrieve it in the first place, Harvey would have to relinquish the relic to save Peyton.”
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Opposite of to catch hold of (and pull quickly)
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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 grab, seize or take something suddenly or forcibly
“Filled with a guilty conscience, Bernie would later return the elderly couple's jewelry.”
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Opposite of to seize and hold someone or an animal
“They will release the possums back into the wild when they are large enough.”
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Opposite of to act on an opportunity
“He would miss many golden opportunities that had been presented to him during his career because of his tunnel vision.”
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Opposite of to dishonestly take something for one's own use
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Opposite of to acquire, especially as a return for effort
“He was a Finnish long-distance runner who had to forfeit his Olympic medal after testing positive for steroids in 1984.”
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(jump at) Opposite of to eagerly accept
“After giving it some thought, I decided that I would decline the offer to study by correspondence.”
Noun
Opposite of a fragment or part of something, especially of a song or talk
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Opposite of a very tight hold
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Opposite of the act of taking away (someone) by force
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Opposite of the act of catching an object in motion
“I have not witnessed a more embarrassing drop from any wicket-keeper in the history of the game.”
Noun
Opposite of the action or crime of stealing
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(somewhat uncommon) Opposite of an act of stealing something
“I informed the pilot that I would detain these articles pending the return of my stolen property.”
Noun
Opposite of a quick, often unpleasant, tug or shake
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