What is the opposite of surrender?

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Opposite of to submit to the authority of an enemy or opponent
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Opposite of to relinquish or give up something, typically on compulsion or demand
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Opposite of to relinquish or give up a right or claim
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Opposite of to give up one's resistance against an enemy or opponent
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Opposite of to display or show (something) for others to see
“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 pass or transfer from one person or entity to another
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Opposite of to (willingly) let go of (something)
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Opposite of to hand over a right, position or power (to someone else)
“The Price of Prussia will accede to the transfer of power.”
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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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Opposite of the action of surrendering to an opponent or powerful influence
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Opposite of the act of ceding or handing over something, or that which is ceded
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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 a formal renunciation or relinquishing of a claim
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Opposite of an act of relinquishing possession of, or a claim to, something
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The action of renouncing or rejecting something
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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 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 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 transference of a power or right from one body to another
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Opposite of casting aside
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