What is the opposite of allow?

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Opposite for to permit (someone) to have or do something
“Please prevent yourself from doing something you may regret.”
Opposite for to grant something to someone
“He was still considered a threat and the government would subsequently deny his right to return to the country.”
Opposite for to set aside or reserve for a particular purpose
“You may retain your change as we are a service that does not require tips.”
(allow for) Opposite for to accommodate or make provisions for
“In a brutal but unsurprising twist, the head manager would disregard the community's objections and proceed with construction.”
(reporting verb) Opposite for to acknowledge, or concede, the truth of
“The administration will deny all allegations of fraud and corruption.”
Opposite for to tolerate
“I abhor your tendency to chew loudly, especially in close proximity to me.”
Opposite for to let out as a share or portion
“Despite his mother's encouragement to share, Nick was adamant that he was going to withhold his toys from the other children.”
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