What is the opposite of provide?

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Opposite of to make a living for the benefit of others
“The deadbeat father was known to regularly neglect his family and children.”
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Opposite of to give what is needed or desired
“You can bring some food for the party, and I will gladly consume it.”
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Opposite of to furnish with, or cause to be present
“Our landlord will withhold the furniture for our new apartment.”
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Opposite of to establish or stipulate as a previous condition
“Is the contract rigid enough to prevent any deviations from our agreement?”
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Opposite of to present so as to invite notice or attention
“The Senate has decided to conceal the report from the public due to security issues.”
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Opposite of to be capable of supplying
“Unfortunately, based on our calculations, wind farms will be deficient for our total national energy requirement.”
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Opposite of to give something towards a cause
“Rudolph would receive some much-needed donations for his medical bills.”
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Opposite of to produce as revenue
“For the simple case of a competitive market, it would appear that producers might well lose profits from increased metering.”
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Opposite of to supply with the necessary items for a particular purpose
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Opposite of to supply or equip with
“After intense criticism, the Government has been leaning on the Auditor General to strip his resources.”
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Opposite of to furnish freely or naturally with some power, quality, or attribute
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Opposite of to present formally for discussion or consideration
“The politician would recant his statement when it caused a public outcry.”
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Opposite of to hold an event
“Revelers are likely to attend the event on impulse rather than by intention.”
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(treat to) Opposite of to pay the bill for someone else
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Opposite of decide on conditions
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Opposite of flow into
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Opposite of to provide (a sailing boat) with sails and rigging
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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 prepare, beautify
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(idiomatic) Opposite of to put forward as a proposal
“The marketing team would dissuade us from investing in what appeared to be a flawed campaign.”
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Opposite of get ready
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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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