What is the opposite of have?

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Opposite of to be in possession
“Please look after your Playstation console, otherwise, you will be bereft of a gaming console.”
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Opposite of to be made up or consist of
“Your backpack will not have a dedicated compartment for storing your camera.”
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Opposite of to have as a feature
“This old bathroom will need a new bathtub to be installed when we renovate it.”
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(of food or drink) Opposite of to consume
“We will abstain from meat during our dinner tonight.”
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Opposite of to receive or acquire
“I will send the items I sold on eBay soon.”
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Opposite of to organize or bring about
“Because you have been a naughty boy, we have no choice but to cancel your birthday party.”
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Opposite of to give birth
“She would miscarry her third child and was heartbroken when it happened.”
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Opposite of to host or entertain someone
“Please be on your best behavior this evening when we visit our neighbors as guests to their party.”
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Opposite of to go through something
“The farmers would avoid a tough season this year due to the favorable weather conditions.”
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Opposite of to hold or display a specified thought or emotion
“If you do not encourage the young boy, he will lose confidence in his ability.”
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(often used in the negative) Opposite of to approve of
“I will disallow you speaking to me with that tone of voice!”
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Opposite of to accept or agree to receive
“She liked him immensely and so could not refuse him as her date to the school's prom.”
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(often used in the negative) Opposite of to believe or be taken in by
“I can make up any excuse for being late, and my wife will not disbelieve any of it.”
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(rare, usually used in simple past form "had") Opposite of to trick or deceive
“You should undeceive your mom by telling her what we were really up to last night.”
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Opposite of to deceive or fool someone
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Opposite of to gain an advantage or profit by using unfair or deceitful methods
“I admire this superior being who told truths without sweetening them to help others to gain a temporary advantage.”
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Opposite of to deceive or fool someone
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Opposite of to possess or be responsible for
“Without his equipment, he will lack the necessary tools and equipment to build and repair the unit.”
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(something sent) Opposite of to take or accept delivery of
“Is it particularly necessary to send this many Christmas cards out?”
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Opposite of to give birth to
“Dinosaurs would perish as a result of asteroids, or so the theory goes.”
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Opposite of to motivate one to do something
“It is near impossible for you to demotivate me from playing Call of Duty.”
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Opposite of to harbor feelings or thoughts
“Funny how the mind works, that I could so quickly forget the love I had for my sport and how far it had taken me.”
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Opposite of to have someone over at one's home for a party or visit
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Opposite of to give or hold (a party)
“We were invited to attend a function that night in the school's auditorium.”
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Opposite of to have as part of normal stock
“Our grocery store will generally disregard produce that is past the expiry date.”
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Opposite of to give birth to
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Opposite of to engage in carnal activity
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Opposite of to permit (someone) to have or do something
“Please prevent yourself from doing something you may regret.”
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Opposite of to foster the growth or development of
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Opposite of to get possession of something
“Ian would often lose his money by gambling it all away at the casino.”
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Opposite of to exhibit or present (a particular facial expression or appearance)
“He checked both Tony and Paul to see how they were doing, noting that Tony was trying to conceal a smile behind a hand held to his mouth.”
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Opposite of put on sale
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(undeceive) Opposite of to deceive or fool someone
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(undeceive) Opposite of to deceive or fool someone
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(consist of) Opposite of to be composed or made up of
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Opposite of to deceive or fool someone
“Well, it was pretty trying, but Davies strove to explain and to undeceive.”
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(of a shop) Opposite of to keep a regular stock of (goods for sale)
“It leaves the retailer no choice but to discount heavily in a desperate attempt to remove stock from the shelves.”
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Opposite of to hold and perform the expected duties of (a post or role)
“Her impending motherhood caused her to vacate her position as executive secretary of the Toronto Labour Committee.”
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Opposite of to have an experience of
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Opposite of to go through an experience
“The triplets would rather sit and idle at home than to experience the grandeur of the outside world.”
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Opposite of to allow to continue
“Could you stop what you are doing and help me resolve this issue?”
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Opposite of to give someone the wrong information or idea
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Opposite of to direct, handle, control, or be in charge of
Noun
(rare, usually used in plural form "haves") Opposite of a wealthy or privileged person
“As a have-not, the pauper often depended on handouts from the haves of the city.”
Noun
Opposite of a fraud or swindle, especially something that is grossly overpriced
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