What is the opposite of supply?

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Verb
Opposite of to have on offer, or available, as a resource
“Since the governor plans to withhold our tax refund an extra month, we'll fix her wagon and file our return a month earlier.”
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Opposite of to provide or equip with something required
“The callous and selfish Queen would deny her people food and supplies to endure the impending winter.”
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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 to provide or supply, typically as one's business
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Opposite of to set up or outfit with the necessary equipment or configuration
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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 promote the use, sale, or acceptance of
“The supermarket has decided to pull some of its products from the shelves.”
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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 give what is needed or desired
“You can bring some food for the party, and I will gladly consume it.”
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To buy and sell goods and services
“Instead of dating apps or designer brands, the Horrocks' business would trade in cabbage, spinach, and kale.”
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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 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 make or get ready
“Is it possible for you to rearrange your schedule so that you can perform most of your specific tasks at the time of day that you are most energized?”
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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 to provide or make available
“We had to retract all of the job-offers that we had just given because we no longer had a permanent offer or opportunity to provide them.”
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(usually of stolen goods) Opposite of to deal in
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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 to display or exhibit something
“The robbers tried to conceal the stolen goods before the police arrived.”
Noun
Opposite of a stock or amount of something supplied or available for use
“It is well known that a lack of resources to sustain life and to allow the members of society to prosper will lead to severe difficulties for society, and even collapse.”
Noun
Opposite of the action of providing what is needed or wanted
“In a shock admission, withholdment of food as a means of persuasion was also ordered by the authorities.”
Noun
(usually in plural form "supplies") Opposite of food and equipment needed for a trip or military campaign
“A great way to leave no doubt in your mind that you are truly prepared is to bring extras.”
Noun
Opposite of a collection or accumulation of objects, typically placed haphazardly on top of each other
Noun
Opposite of a supply or quantity of something accumulated or available for future use
Noun
Opposite of a supply or source of something
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(usually "resources") Opposite of a stock or supply of assets that can be drawn on
Noun
(figuratively) Opposite of a plentiful source of supply
“The young boy had turned into a fearless leader, the undeniable consequence of his infinite vision and ambition.”
Noun
Opposite of a person who is appointed to undertake the duties of a superior in the superior's absence
Noun
Opposite of the action of distributing or supplying something
Noun
Opposite of the action of delivering letters, parcels, or goods
“They acknowledged the receipt of my packages and drove to their next destination.”
Noun
Opposite of the distribution of something for general use
“The revoking of MP40 semi-automatic rifles was in effect for soldiers who were of lower prestige within the army's airborne division.”
Noun
Opposite of a group of accumulated items of a particular kind
Adjective
Opposite of a person, especially a schoolteacher, acting as a temporary substitute for another
“Without the aide's dedicated assistance, the main teacher may become overstrained and exhausted, resulting in diminished efficiency.”
Adjective
Opposite of of or pertaining to the near or immediate future
Adverb
Opposite of in a nimble way
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for springing back quickly when squeezed or stretched
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for bending and moving easily and gracefully
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