What is the opposite of claim?

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Opposite of to state or assert that something is the case
“Bill would attempt to deny claims of ever having a relationship with Monica.”
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Opposite of to demand ownership of
“Once Marla sued for divorce, he would start seizing other marital assets and even transfer ownership of his business to his brothers.”
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Opposite of to cause or result in the loss of life
“He felt himself fall backward but held firmly to the notion that the safety equipment he'd invested so heavily in would ultimately save his life, thus avoiding a deadly fall.”
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Opposite of to require as a necessity
“I have enough manpower for the task, so I won't require your help.”
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Opposite of to implore or make a request for
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Opposite of state positively and assertively
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Opposite of to give reasons or cite evidence in support of an idea, action, or theory
“The law provides for the reduction of penalties, as long as the taxpayer will agree to fully accept the charges laid.”
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Opposite of to insist on having something
“We offer this complimentary service to reward you for your loyalty to us.”
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Opposite of to kill or take the life of
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(with object) Opposite of to say something in order to convey information or to express a feeling
“He acknowledged that he had an immediate gut reaction to government requests for the media to withhold information.”
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Opposite of to take, claim or use for one's own benefit, usually without the owner's consent
“After much protest, the council decided to relinquish the bushland.”
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Opposite of make a formal application or request
“If you are sure you have lost your wallet, you will have to cancel all your current credit cards.”
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Opposite of to earn or obtain (something desirable) through work or effort
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Opposite of to kill or cause the death of
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Opposite of to make a false show or pretence of
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Opposite of give an authoritative or peremptory order
“I wondered why he would ask me to take out the rubbish when he himself had nothing else on his agenda.”
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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.”
Noun
Opposite of an assertion that something is true
“His denial of any improper conduct was met with disbelief and derision.”
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Opposite of a right or title to something
“Medders' refusal of her inheritance was not a transfer since she never actually received her husband's assets.”
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Opposite of a share or interest in a business, situation, or system
“Evidence of Amis' complete dissociation from contemporary culture has played out lately amid his spacy declarations concerning the internet.”
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Opposite of an assertion, especially one maintained in argument
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Opposite of a moral or legal entitlement to have or do something
“The government's prohibition of chewing gum greatly angered the nation's citizens.”
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Opposite of a claim that a circumstance means that one should not be blamed for or should not be forced to do something
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Opposite of a piece of gossip
“The claim that we are not trying is a misconception, and that is a fact!”
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Opposite of charge of wrongdoing, fault
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Opposite of a right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class
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Opposite of the state of being a proprietor
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Opposite of an accusation, especially in a legal or lawful sense
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Opposite of a false display of feelings, attitudes, or intentions
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Opposite of an insistent and peremptory request, made as of right
“Their response to our pressing need for more resources was rather tentative and non-commital.”
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(now literary) Opposite of a reward, prize or recompense for a service
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Opposite of a special right or advantage, granted or available only to a particular person or group
“They not only live in impoverished neighborhoods but have the disadvantage of poor education.”
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Opposite of the action or process of affirming something
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Opposite of money that is owed and should have been paid earlier
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Opposite of the position of being the champion of a major sports competition
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Opposite of power or control
“Their inability to maintain peace is further proof of their impotence.”
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Opposite of a pressing requirement
“There will be a nonnecessity for waiters as the eatery looks to implement a self-service system.”
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Opposite of a rumor or piece of gossip
“There is some truth to the claim that he is now in a relationship.”
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Opposite of one's right to speak, think or act
“With despotic governments, heavy censorship of speech and expression is common.”
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Opposite of an earnest request for money or help
“She pointed out that she would be able to make a financial donation to the charity of her choice.”
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