What is the opposite of contribute?

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(receive) Opposite of to give something towards a cause
“Rudolph would receive some much-needed donations for his medical bills.”
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(withhold) Opposite of to give something towards a cause
“Brad's parents would withhold his pocket money for the next two weeks after he misbehaved at the restaurant.”
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(contribute to) Opposite of to cause or help bring about
“The president believed that high taxes would hinder a rise in employment.”
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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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Opposite of to offer an opinion
“We will not be able to come up with any solutions to this issue if you remain silent.”
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Opposite of to give away something of value to support or contribute towards a cause or for the benefit of another
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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
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Opposite of to produce as revenue
“For the simple case of a competitive market, it would appear that producers might well lose profits from increased metering.”
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Opposite of to furnish freely or naturally with some power, quality, or attribute
“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 present formally for discussion or consideration
“The politician would recant his statement when it caused a public outcry.”
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Opposite of join in an activity
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Opposite of to participate, take part or get involved in something
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Opposite of flow into
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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 usually from a public fund or treasury
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