What is the opposite of give?

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Verb
Opposite for to transfer the possession of something to someone
“Edith would gratefully take the doll her father gave her.”
Verb
Opposite for to provide as an act of charity
“The snobbish community would selfishly withhold their time and money, ignoring the family in their time of need.”
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Opposite 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.”
Verb
Opposite for to alter in shape or succumb under physical pressure
“The large wooden doors would hold up despite being repeatedly pummeled by the invaders.”
Verb
Opposite for to provide in payment
“I would rather save my money than spend it on that car.”
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Opposite for to make known an idea, emotion or opinion
“Due to the sensitive nature of this matter, everyone here must suppress their opinion.”
Verb
Opposite for to transmit an infection to someone
“We were able to contain the infection and prevent the patient from giving it to others.”
Noun
Opposite for the capacity to bend or stretch under pressure
“The carpenters applied additional laths to ensure the structure's rigidity.”
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