What are the opposite words for retain?

Retain, meaning to keep or hold onto, has several antonyms, including release, give up, relinquish, abandon, forfeit, and surrender. When a person releases something, they let it go or set it free. Giving up means surrendering or abandoning something that was once held onto. Relinquishing something means giving up control or possession of it. Abandoning something means leaving it behind and disregarding it. Forfeiting something means losing it or being forced to give it up. Finally, surrendering something means giving up and releasing control over it. Each of these antonyms represents a different way of parting with something that was once held onto.

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criticize, decrease, depreciate.