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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To recall or take back (something that one has said).

Usage examples (27)
  • People with tact have less to retract.
  • Equally, the vendor can pull out if a better offer comes along, or if they retract from the market.
  • You didn't, in fact, "retract" your accusation, did you?
  • Just yesterday, McCain said that Boehner should "retract" is remark. print share for more
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