What is the opposite of gives?

Need antonyms for gives? Here's a list of opposite words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Verb
Opposite of to give what is needed or desired
“Everyone contributes. You bring the food, and Alan gladly consumes it.”
Verb
Opposite of to accord someone with a unique gesture
“The malevolent gladiator denies his opponent mercy by taking his life.”
Verb
Opposite of 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.”
Verb
Opposite of 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 of 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 of to provide in payment
“I would rather save my money than spend it on that car.”
Verb
Opposite of to make known an idea, emotion or opinion
“Due to the sensitive nature of this matter, everyone here must suppress their opinion.”
Verb
Opposite of 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.”
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

Related Words and Phrases

See Also

Nearby Words
5-letter Words Starting With
Find Antonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2021