What is the opposite of demand?

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Noun
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.”
Noun
Opposite of a pressing requirement
“There will be a nonnecessity for waiters as the eatery looks to implement a self-service system.”
Noun
Opposite of the desire for a particular commodity or service
“We had a surplus of developers and as a consequence, many were dismissed.”
Noun
Opposite of a desire for something
“The contestant expressed that her primary dislike was conflict and war.”
Noun
Opposite of an authoritative order
Noun
Opposite of an authoritative command or instruction
“Joe had been given the liberty to carry out his own brand of justice by a mysterious agency.”
Noun
Opposite of an individual rule as part of a system of law or religious doctrine
Noun
Opposite of an urgent need or demand
Noun
Opposite of something that is formally or legally required or obligatory
Noun
Opposite of a belief that someone should behave in a particular way
“His emotional detachment to his son was evident after his divorce.”
Noun
Opposite of the state or condition of being liked, admired, or supported by many people
Noun
Opposite of the act or an instance of asking for something
“Penelope extended an offer to Michael to help him with his move to another residence.”
Noun
Opposite of denotes one's preference or right to choose
“You have an obligation to tell the truth.”
Noun
Opposite of condition of agreement
Noun
Opposite of the action or practice of persuading someone to do something by using force or threats
Noun
Opposite of an official instruction, especially one given by a judge to a jury regarding points of law
Noun
Opposite of false claim, assertion of importance
Noun
Opposite of an earnest request for money or help
Verb
Opposite of to insist on having something
“We offer this complimentary service to reward you for your loyalty to us.”
Verb
Opposite of to require as a necessity
“Studying and working hard will ultimately produce success.”
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Opposite of to ask authoritatively or brusquely
“Therefore, I would kindly request that I be given either in the form of a cheque or letter of credit.”
Verb
Opposite of to make a condition of
“He is demanding that the organization free him of his contractual obligations.”
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Opposite of to ask a question, usually aggressively
“He would often respond sarcastically if he was asked a silly question.”
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Opposite of to make a request or demand of someone
“As you have ignored my requests to stop chattering while the movie is playing, I will now force you to do so.”
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Opposite of give an authoritative or peremptory order
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Opposite of to involve (something) as a necessary or inevitable part or consequence
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Opposite of to make necessary
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Opposite of to establish or stipulate as a previous condition
“Is the contract rigid enough to prevent any deviations from our agreement?”
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Opposite of to give official or legal power to
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Opposite of to force into doing something
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Opposite of to request some product or service or to secure by placing an order
“Kerry had to cancel her holiday booking after an unforeseen work commitment had arisen.”
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Opposite of decide on conditions
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Opposite of to appropriate or lay claim to something for oneself without right
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(of a task or situation) Opposite of to have a necessity for a particular person or thing
“We already have plenty of eggs. It will not take much more to bake this cake.”
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Opposite of to establish or apply as a charge or penalty
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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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