What is the opposite of stays put?

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To transfer into another vehicle (train, bus, etc.)
“He changes trains at Brussels to get to his destination.”
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To become something different
“The tadpole changes into a frog eventually.”
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Opposite of to remain in one fixed place
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Opposite of to move or travel across an area
“Garner was advised to remain on the other side of the river while his party looked for help.”
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Opposite of to engage in a journey for purposes of discovery
“They were content in their comfort zone and decided to stay put rather than wander into the unknown.”
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Opposite of to make a trip to or visit
“We had initially planned a holiday but decided to stay put because of work commitments.”
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Opposite of to leave, especially hurriedly
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Opposite of to leave one's present location
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Opposite of leaving and arriving
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Opposite of to move, glide or slide gracefully or effortlessly
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Opposite of to move aside
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Opposite of to leave, especially to flee or run away
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Opposite of to be in motion by moving one's feet in a slow and alternative manner
“Everyone boldly crossed the busy road, but Henry decided to stay and wait for the cars to clear.”
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Opposite of to go somewhere, typically with some degree of difficulty
“I don't feel like going anywhere. Let's just stay here.”
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Opposite of talk over
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Opposite of to cause people to leave a building or place
“When you hear the alarm, stay in the building until further instruction.”
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(informal) Opposite of to move or depart hastily
“Do you mind if we stay here a little longer?”
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Opposite of to increase the length, but not the rapidity, of the step
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Opposite of to move or jump suddenly or rapidly upwards or forwards
“There was nothing they could do except to sit and wait until the enemy passes.”
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Opposite of to get ahead of
“She would block my path and I would have to remain where I was for the duration of the escalator journey.”
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Opposite of to roam about for pleasure without any definite plan
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Opposite of to move or proceed further along a path or course
“You must remain in this location until you have been given directions to next safehouse.”
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Opposite of to move past someone or something with force
“Sarah had to wait until the crowd dispersed before she could proceed to take a photo with one of her idols.”
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