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 give to others
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Opposite of to provide with a quality, ability, or asset
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Opposite of to set up or outfit with the necessary equipment or configuration
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Opposite of to display or show (something) for others to see
“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 yield or produce as a result of an investment of money, time or effort
“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 provide or produce (something promised or expected)
“The boy's confidence in her hospitality touched Mrs. Bhaer, and she could not find the heart to disappoint his hope, and spoil his kind little plan.”
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Opposite of to put forward for consideration
“If the man did not withdraw his offer immediately, then he was unable to plead bad character to justify a later change of mind.”
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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 offer or grant (help or services) freely
“Some people decline volunteer work and seek paid positions because of a feeling that pay is the criterion of professional standing.”
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Opposite of to endow with a quality, ability, or asset
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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
“I'll pay for it, or we'll go Dutch on the bill, if that offends your sensitivities.”
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Opposite of to be able to sufficiently meet the requirements of
“The company is promoting a collaborative approach to address systemic problems that currently fail the needs of the nation's most vulnerable.”
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Opposite of decide on conditions
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Opposite of flow into
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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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