What is the opposite of grant?

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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.”
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Opposite of something that is given as charity, especially a sum of money
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Opposite of a sum of money apportioned, especially formally or officially
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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.”
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Opposite of a gift
“Dolphins have been documented rescuing humans and acting as our allies, yet they expect nothing in return.”
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Opposite of benefit paid by the state to the unemployed
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Opposite of something given to someone
“The person likely doesn't know that their gift was a reject.”
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Opposite of an income or form of property given or bequeathed to someone
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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.”
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Opposite of that which is ceded
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Opposite of a special right or advantage, granted or available only to a particular person or group
“They not only live in impoverished neighborhoods but have the disadvantage of poor education.”
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Opposite of a sum paid for killing or capturing a person or animal
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Opposite of the action or process of investing money for profit
“It is this core business focus that prompted the divestment of a very profitable but peripheral business.”
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Opposite of the allocation of someone or something as belonging to a particular group or category
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Opposite of financial or material help given
“The greatest hindrance to the development of rural patriotism is that very prevalent and quite contagious disease, urbanitis.”
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Opposite of a sum of money apportioned, especially formally or officially
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Opposite of payment, such as property or money, paid by the bride's family to the groom or his family at the time of marriage
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Opposite of the power of self-determination
“Because I was caught misbehaving, my parents have placed a restriction on the amount of time I can spend on the PlayStation this week.”
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Opposite of a husband's or wife's provision for their spouse after separation or divorce
Verb
Opposite of to permit or agree to (a request or wish)
“If the High Lords continue to refuse his request for reinforcements, there will be direct consequences.”
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Opposite of to give or award something to someone
“The positive test led to a decision to strip him of his medal.”
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Opposite of to acknowledge or admit to a fact or piece of information
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“Theoretical purists reject the idea that we should lump different and incommensurable arguments into one broad sweep.”
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Opposite of to transfer the possession of something to someone
“Edith would gratefully take the doll her father gave her.”
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Opposite of to provide with a quality, ability, or asset
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Opposite of to not prevent or forbid
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Opposite of to offer or make available
“The panel would withdraw the crown from the contestant after she was deemed illegible.”
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Opposite of to acknowledge the existence of
“It is a fair question, but we should not overlook the assumptions that underlie it.”
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Opposite of to endow with a quality, ability, or asset
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Opposite of to lend money to someone
“She was going through a difficult time and asked if she could borrow some money from me.”
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Opposite of to arrange for something to belong to, or be officially controlled by, somebody else
“Public lands presently under the state, county, or municipal ownership could be expected to retain the existing administration and management.”
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(of an abstract quality) Opposite of to assign to someone or something
“Stephanie would misplace her trust in her shady lawyer who then went on to lose her lawsuit against Donny.”
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Opposite of to pass or transfer from one person or entity to another
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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.”
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