What is the opposite of usurp?

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Opposite of to appropriate or lay claim to something for oneself without right
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Opposite of to take over the place, position, or role of
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Opposite of to take possession of
“Their rivals generally refuse to relinquish their weapons, fearing that in a pinch the government will rearm or fight on behalf of their enemy.”
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Opposite of to forcibly relieve a monarch of the monarchy
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Opposite of to take control or possession of something or a place
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Opposite of to take over a throne, office, or other position from
“Robert Baratheon's reign of the Seven Kingdoms would precede Joffrey's.”
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Opposite of to use one's authority to lay claim to and separate a possession from its holder
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Opposite of to intrude on someone else's territory, rights, business or personal affairs
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Opposite of excise, remove
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