What is the opposite of gave?

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Opposite of to have granted something to someone
“He was still considered a threat and the government subsequently denied his right to return to the country.”
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Opposite of to have set aside or reserved for a particular purpose
“She retained her change as it was a service that did not require tips.”
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Opposite of to have given what is needed or desired
“She brought some food for the party while I gladly consumed it.”
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Opposite of to have been persuaded based on available information
“Mike's allegations were so outrageous that they, in fact, dissuaded me from believing that Brett was a bad man.”
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Opposite of past tense for to provide, or transfer possession of, something to someone
“He was unlucky not to receive an Oscar nomination for his touching and subtle performance, which betters any of his previous work.”
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Opposite of past tense for to entrust a personal property or belonging to someone
“After a series of losses, he would withdraw his financial affairs from the investment company.”
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Opposite of past tense for to alter in shape or succumb under physical pressure
“The large wooden doors would hold up despite being repeatedly pummeled by the invaders.”
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Opposite of past tense for to provide in payment
“I would rather save my money than spend it on that car.”
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Opposite of past tense for to make known an idea, emotion or opinion
“Due to the sensitive nature of this matter, everyone here must suppress their opinion.”
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Opposite of past tense for to transmit or spread over an area, space or population
“We were able to contain the infection and prevent the patient from giving it to others.”
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