What is the opposite of transfer?

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Opposite of to physically move from one place to another
Keep the heavy appliances in place for now, and we will work out the logistics of conveying them to the new house later.”
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Opposite of to arrange for something to belong to, or be officially controlled by, somebody else
“Public lands presently under the state, county, or municipal ownership could be expected to retain the existing administration and management.”
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Opposite of to spread or pass something from one person to another
“Some states permit psychiatrists to withhold information from patients that would have a negative impact on their health or well-being.”
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(computing) Opposite of to move digital data or files from one device to another
“You may choose to either delete or leave the files that are located in the Recycling Bin.”
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Opposite of to convey the impression of (something) from one surface to another
Maintain the print on the clay and allow it to dry before you heat it up in the kiln.”
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Opposite of to move (something) from one place to another
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Opposite of to cause (something) to pass on from one person or place to another
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Opposite of to pass or transfer from one person or entity to another
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Opposite of to move or transfer (someone or something) to another place or situation
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Opposite of to relinquish or give up something, typically on compulsion or demand
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Opposite of to carry or transport, usually from one place to another
“The doctors would later advise him to leave his belongings and follow them through the hallway.”
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Opposite of to put into a new position
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Opposite of to move (someone or something) from one place to another
“I leave the first lot of passengers at the resort and then return to the Bay to pick up the remaining tourists.”
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Opposite of to refer (a matter for decision) to an authority
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Opposite of to move (something) to a different location
“Let's just leave the fridge where it is until we can get more people to help us move it.”
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Opposite of to send a message, person or object to a given place or location
“I thought I would receive my mail today, but it appears to be delayed.”
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Opposite of to serve as a medium for conveying
“By applying an electric potential to the neon atoms, the electrons become excited, then emit a photon when returning to normal.”
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Opposite of to change the location of one's home or place of business
“He always responded that he would stay in the Big Apple despite numerous temptations to leave.”
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Opposite of to give what is needed or desired
“You can bring some food for the party, and I will gladly consume it.”
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To transfer data from one computer system to another
“The second alternative is to periodically download the data from the mainframe to the smaller platform and duplicate or rewrite the logic needed to access the data on the smaller platform.”
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Opposite of to manually take and carry something and change its position or location
“He was able to anchor the sculpture on the podium, but it wasn't without its challenges.”
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Opposite of to dismiss from a job
“There was plenty of support from within to appoint her as the next Minister of Defense.”
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Opposite of to pour off (a liquid) gently, so as not to disturb the sediment
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Opposite of transfer data to a server
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Opposite of to separate from a larger group
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Opposite of to put into a new position
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Opposite of to take or transport away
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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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Opposite of to place or transfer someone to a given location or position
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Opposite of to spread or pass on, especially of a disease
“Theresa was diagnosed with the virus and was advised to quarantine at home for the next two weeks in order to contain it.”
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Opposite of pass on
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Opposite of to lead or turn to a different direction
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Opposite of transfer to another medium
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Opposite of to give or award something to someone
“The positive test led to a decision to strip him of his medal.”
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Opposite of an act of moving something or someone to another place or position
“The storing and hoarding of old things is a habit my old folks need to kick.”
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Opposite of the movement of information from one to another
“The summarization and consolidation of data in data warehouses are targeted for decision support.”
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(computing) Opposite of the movement of (digital) data from one to another
“Even simple deletion of files in an unwanted program's directory takes an agonizing 7 seconds per file.”
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Opposite of a movement of animals or people from one region to another
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Opposite of the act of ceding or handing over something, or that which is ceded
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The act of loading data into a computer (from another system)
“Once you locate the file you want, you're prompted to click a specific link or button to begin the download.”
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Opposite of the movement or transportation of goods or passengers
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Opposite of the sale of shares, property, or other assets
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Opposite of a change of house or business premises
“During our stay at St. Helena, we had every attention paid to our situation by the governor that the island could afford.”
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Opposite of an act of moving or going through a given point
“The convoys would have to come to a halt to undergo stringent checks before proceeding.”
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Opposite of a journey or excursion, especially for pleasure
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Opposite of the imparting or exchange of information
“Our private group on the social media platform will also be used for the withholding of confidential information from third parties.”
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