What is the opposite of contributing?

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Verb
(receiving) Opposite of present participle for to give something towards a cause
“Rudolph would receive some much-needed donations for his medical bills.”
Verb
(withholding) Opposite of present participle for 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.”
Verb
(contribute to) Opposite of present participle for to cause or help bring about
“The president believed that high taxes would hinder a rise in employment.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to add a certain quality or feature to something
“The use of somber colors will remove any energy from the room.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to offer an opinion
“We will not be able to come up with any solutions to this issue if you remain silent.”
Adjective
Opposite of participating or engaged in a positive or spontaneous way
“He has been an uninvolved participant in our rowing activities for several weeks now.”
Adjective
Opposite of noble and generous in spirit
Adjective
Opposite of in a relationship with another set such that membership in the other set implies membership in the present set
Noun
Opposite of the act of bestowing as a gift
“Sometimes, we mistakenly think we will lose a partner's affection by burdening him or her with our requests for favors or acceptance of gifts.”
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