What is the opposite of request?

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Noun
(response) Opposite of an act of asking politely or formally for something
“Proposed changes were met with a response of approval by management.”
Noun
(refusal) Opposite of an act of asking politely or formally for something
“Our request for his attendance to the event was met with a vehement refusal.”
Noun
Opposite of the act or an instance of asking for something
“Penelope extended an offer to Michael to help him with his move to another residence.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of entreating or beseeching
Noun
Opposite of a sudden strong demand for a commodity
“When I went to Washington I discovered that we had a surplus of more commodities than the ones I mentioned.”
Noun
An authoritative order
“I obeyed her command without question, since she was responsible for the most fun I'd had in my life up to that point.”
Noun
Opposite of an earnest request for money or help
“She pointed out that she would be able to make a financial donation to the charity of her choice.”
Noun
Opposite of offering of money, services
Verb
(reply) Opposite of to politely or formally ask for
“Please reply to our messages as soon as possible.”
Verb
(refuse) Opposite of to politely or formally ask for
“I would refuse their request for private and personal information.”
Verb
Opposite of to implore or make a request for
Verb
(followed by for) Opposite of to look for or seek
“It took an enormous amount of effort to conceal the dwarf, but he was an important key in their plan for the takeover.”
Verb
Opposite of to make a request or demand of someone
“As you have ignored my requests to stop chattering while the movie is playing, I will now force you to do so.”
Verb
Opposite of make a formal application or request
“If you are sure you have lost your wallet, you will have to cancel all your current credit cards.”
Verb
Opposite of to request some product or service or to secure by placing an order
“Kerry had to cancel her holiday booking after an unforeseen work commitment had arisen.”
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Opposite of to request or ask formally
“They demand the administration to free all political prisoners at once.”
Verb
Opposite of to ask someone to do something in an urgent manner
Verb
Opposite of to ask for something, especially earnestly or forcefully
“I would strongly discourage you from using your general counsel to negotiate a New York City office lease.”
Verb
Opposite of to order or instruct to go, or come, to a particular destination or in a particular direction
“Desperate to save his city, he decided to withdraw forces from the Far East, where he had been awaiting a possible offensive from the enemy.”
Verb
Opposite of to order or advise someone to do something
“Why is it so difficult for you to obey my instructions?”
Verb
Give an authoritative or peremptory order
“As your father, I hereby command you to eat your Brussels Sprouts!”
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Opposite of to order something done
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To command that something be done
“My mother would call me while I was at the club and order me to come home.”
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Opposite of to command the doing of by virtue of one's authority
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Opposite of to convene, to cause to assemble for a meeting
Verb
Opposite of to request or order the presence or participation of (someone)
“We have no choice but to bar him from speaking because he refuses to observe the proprieties.”
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