What is the opposite of yields?

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Verb
Opposite of to give what is needed or desired
“Everyone contributes. You bring the food, and Alan gladly consumes it.”
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Opposite of to exchange or give up something
“He always hangs on to his ice-cream because he doesn't like swapping.”
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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 surrender to arguments, demands, or pressure
“The rebels vowed to resist any attack by the military and to fight on for independence.”
Verb
(yield to) Opposite of to accede to a request or demand
“The hero did not like the woman's effort to become his focal point and attempted to reject her demands.”
Verb
(of a mass or structure) Opposite of to physically give way under force or pressure
“No clutch would last under the strain of starting a heavy train.”
Noun
Opposite of plural for a financial return
“The shop was now doing very well, but according to his books, there was a loss the previous year.”
Noun
Opposite of plural for something made, achieved or produced through effort
“Pundits put the failure down to a lack of physical input from all parties involved.”
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