What is the opposite of gift?

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Noun
Opposite of something given to someone
“The person likely doesn't know that their gift was a reject.”
Noun
Opposite of a natural ability or talent
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“Scoring good marks in most subjects, he is foxed by his inability to do well in maths.”
Noun
Opposite of something that is given as charity, especially a sum of money
Noun
Opposite of the voluntary giving of alms or aid to those in need
Noun
Opposite of a gift
“Dolphins have been documented rescuing humans and acting as our allies, yet they expect nothing in return.”
Noun
Opposite of a thing that is very easily done
Noun
Opposite of work or a task that is considered easy or requiring little effort
Noun
Opposite of a thing of value given to recognize a particular deed
“His case will be heard by a three-member disciplinary commission, which will judge the case and assess the penalty.”
Noun
Opposite of an instance of kind, or charitable, behavior
“It would be such a disservice to raise him in an environment for which he would be unprepared to enjoy and appreciate.”
Noun
Opposite of an act, statement, or gift that is intended to show respect, admiration or gratitude
Noun
Opposite of a thing offered, especially as a gift or contribution
Noun
Opposite of a gift or payment to a common fund or collection
“The money saved by noncontribution to the budget could be used to increase incentives for productive investment within the country.”
Noun
Opposite of benefit paid by the state to the unemployed
Noun
Opposite of a sum of money given by a government or other organization for a particular purpose
“The company is understood to be heavily laden with debt following recent investments.”
Noun
Opposite of an illicit payment made to someone in return for facilitating a transaction or appointment
Noun
(law) Opposite of an amount of money or property left to someone in a will
“After my grandfather's passing, he has left me with a debt that I cannot adequately repay.”
Noun
Opposite of a sum of money given to someone as a reward for a service
Noun
Opposite of aid or alms
Noun
Opposite of a job, task or other activity that is simple or easy to complete
Noun
Opposite of the sale of shares, property, or other assets
Noun
Opposite of something that is enjoyed or indulged in, especially on an infrequent basis
“This is just another burden added on top of what is already a full plate.”
Noun
Opposite of an advantage or profit gained from something
“Receiving a large amount of junk mail is a disadvantage of being a member.”
Noun
Opposite of the quality that renders something desirable or valuable
“I am more than the things I do, I am the one who thinks about them and who sees their relative unimportance in the scheme of life.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
Opposite of to provide with a quality, ability, or asset
Verb
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.”
Verb
Opposite of to give to
“They may take our lives, but they'll never take our freedom!”
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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.”
Verb
Opposite of to give, especially by way of a will after one's passing
“He openly admits that he will withhold his wealth, and ultimately give it to a charity of his choice instead of his own children.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
Opposite of to endow with a quality, ability, or asset
Pronoun
(colloquial) Opposite of a talent or quality that is difficult to specify
“Sorry to say, but you have nothing that we value.”
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