What is the opposite of surrender?

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Noun
Opposite of the action of surrendering to an opponent or powerful influence
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Opposite of that which is ceded
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The action of renouncing or rejecting something
Noun
Opposite of an act of abdicating or renouncing the throne
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Opposite of the state in which someone has to accept the control of another person
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Opposite of an act of resigning from a job or office
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Opposite of abdication
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Opposite of the act of conceding
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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.”
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Opposite of the willingness to carry out the wishes of others
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Opposite of the transference of a power or right from one body to another
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Opposite of the restoration of something lost or stolen to its proper owner
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Opposite of casting aside
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Opposite of stop resisting to an enemy or opponent and submit to their authority
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Opposite of to give up or hand over something, typically on compulsion or demand
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Opposite of to present so as to invite notice or attention
“The Senate has decided to conceal the report from the public due to security issues.”
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Opposite of to surrender to, or to be conquered by
“Despite the onslaught at the mouth of Blackwater Rush, Joffrey's forces would still defeat Stannis' army.”
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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 pass or cause to pass to a successor or substitute, as duties or power
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Opposite of decide or agree to stop doing something
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Opposite of to (willingly) let go of (something)
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Opposite of to disclaim and expel from the family, as a father his child
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(of a person or object) Opposite of to leave behind
“He will always remain with his wife and family regardless of the situation.”
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(of time or an opportunity) Opposite of to fail to take advantage of
“Be sure to take this opportunity that only comes around once in a lifetime.”
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