What is the opposite of have?

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Opposite for to be in possession
“After my PlayStation broke, I now am bereft of a gaming console.”
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Opposite for to be made up of
“Your backpack will not have a dedicated compartment for storing your camera.”
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Opposite for 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 for to consume
“We will abstain from meat during our dinner tonight.”
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Opposite for to receive or acquire
“I will send the items I sold on eBay soon.”
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Opposite for 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 for to give birth
“She would miscarry her third child and was heartbroken when it happened.”
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Opposite for 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 for to go through something
“The farmers would avoid a tough season this year due to the favorable weather conditions.”
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Opposite for 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 for to approve of
“I will disallow you speaking to me with that tone of voice!”
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Opposite for 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 for 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 for to trick or deceive
“You should undeceive your mom by telling her what we were really up to last night.”
Noun
(rare, usually used in plural form "haves") Opposite for a wealthy or privileged person
“As a have-not, the pauper often depended on handouts from the haves of the city.”
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