What is the opposite of sponsor?

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Noun
Opposite of a business or organization that pays for or contributes to the costs of a radio or television programme in return for advertising
Noun
Opposite of a person who financially supports or is a benefactor to a cause, organization or country
Noun
Opposite of a person who vigorously supports or defends a person or cause
“In the years immediately after the Great War, Grieve was a vehement critic of the movement initiated by the Vernacular Circle of the London Burns Club.”
Noun
Opposite of a person who protects or defends something
Verb
Opposite of to provide funds for (a project or activity or the person carrying it out)
Verb
Opposite of to provide with money, funds or finances
Verb
Opposite of to promote the use, sale, or acceptance of
“The supermarket has decided to pull some of its products from the shelves.”
Verb
Opposite of to publicly support or recommend
Verb
Opposite of to give something towards a cause
“Rudolph would receive some much-needed donations for his medical bills.”
Verb
Opposite of to provide assistance, typically financially
“The billionaire would withhold his financial backing from any causes that were not in line with his vision for the future.”
Verb
(with a personal objective pronoun) Opposite of to establish someone or something in a certain position
“It did not surprise him that his father would oppose his intention to drop out of school and begin an apprenticeship.”
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Opposite of to pay for the costs of
“He was satisfied that there was no intention on the part of the South to repudiate the cost of the war.”
Verb
Opposite of to promise with certainty
“Making big purchases, opening new credit, missing payments, and cashing out are some common mistakes a home buyer can make to jeopardize a loan.”
Verb
Opposite of to give financial, material, or moral support to
“He is accused of attempting to sabotage the eradication plan by giving rats an antidote to the poison used in the eradication.”
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Opposite of to keep alive or provide sustenance for
“The defendant chose to neglect his family, and deserves no sympathy from us.”
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Opposite of to invest in or provide financial assistance
“Your bad financial advice could well bankrupt this venture.”
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Opposite of to vigorously support or defend the cause of
“It would be a very bold minister who would strongly oppose the Prime Minister's decision.”
Verb
Opposite of to provide (a company) with capital
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