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To stop holding or touching something - synonyms or related words

release

verb

to stop holding something

let go (of someone/something)

to stop holding someone or something

take/get your hands off

to stop touching someone or something

get off

used for telling someone to stop touching someone or something

loose

verb

formal or literary

mainly British

to start holding someone or something less tightly

keep off

to not touch something, or to prevent something from touching something

keep your hands off

to not touch someone or something

loosen your grip/hold (on)

to hold someone or something less tightly

relax your grip/hold

to hold something less tightly

let someone/something go

to stop holding someone or something

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when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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