What is the opposite of serves?

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Opposite of to give what is needed or desired
“Everyone contributes. You bring the food, and Alan gladly consumes it.”
Opposite of to be or to provide an advantage to
“Being a couch potato harms your health.”
Opposite of to supply (to someone)
“The bartender advised his patrons that he would refuse them drinks if they continue to be rowdy and unruly.”
Opposite of to carry out a role or penalty
“It was rumored that he used his father's connections to shirk his military duties.”
Opposite of to be adequate for a given purpose
“This particular tool will fail for what we are trying to repair.”
Opposite of to serve or wait on
“They will betray this country when they think its profits are at stake.”
(serve as) Opposite of to be of use as
“This broken rubber duck is definitely going to fail as a stopgap solution to the leak.”
Opposite of to be a means to an end
“We may succeed in raising test scores by relying on these methods, but we will fail to teach them that reading can be transformative and that it belongs to them.”
Opposite of to be of service to
“We trust that banks will bear these facts in mind when making decisions that may scare away or hurt their customers.”
Opposite of to carry out duties as a member of
“He equates a condition called chronic fatigue syndrome with a propensity to malinger.”
Opposite of to attend to the requirements of, especially a client or customer
“It is unacceptable for anybody working in a business to ignore the needs of the client.”
(of food) Opposite of to be sufficient for
“The grant, however, proved to be insufficient for most of Charles's reign.”
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