What is the opposite of allows?

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