What is the opposite of confer?

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Opposite of to discuss together
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Opposite of giving honor, award
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Opposite of to provide, or transfer possession of, something to someone
“The snobbish community would selfishly withhold their time and money, ignoring the family in their time of need.”
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Opposite of to discuss, converse, or exchange viewpoints on a particular matter
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Opposite of to discuss or have talks in order to reach an agreement or compromise
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Opposite of to give to
“They may take our lives, but they'll never take our freedom!”
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Opposite of to confer a title
“The King will revoke his knighthood due to his treason.”
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Opposite of to bestow an award or prize for merit or achievement
“To deprive children of this most basic human right is unethical.”
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Opposite of to hand over a right, position or power (to someone else)
“The Price of Prussia will accede to the transfer of power.”
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Opposite of to endow with a quality, ability, or asset
“Claims that the woman invoked a loa to curse him with insanity are invalidated by a complete lack of proof that he ever became insane.”
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Opposite of to negotiate terms with someone, especially an opponent
“The two powerhouse nations constantly argue over who instigated the attacks.”
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Opposite of to give what is needed or desired
“You can bring some food for the party, and I will gladly consume it.”
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Opposite of to offer or grant (help or services) freely
“Some people decline volunteer work and seek paid positions because of a feeling that pay is the criterion of professional standing.”
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Opposite of to interact with or engage in communication
“My students listen intently to the discourse on contemporary notions of nature and urbanity.”
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Opposite of to lend money to someone
“She was going through a difficult time and asked if she could borrow some money from me.”
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Opposite of to pledge, give or set aside (resources) to another or for future use
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Opposite of to attribute or ascribe a property, quality or value to someone or something
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Opposite of to add a certain quality or feature to something
“The use of somber colors will remove any energy from the room.”
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