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retract

see definition of retract
  • verbtake back; renege on
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Synonyms for retract

verb take back; renege on
  • back down
  • back off
  • cancel
  • deny
  • disavow
  • disown
  • pull back
  • recant
  • renege
  • renounce
  • repeal
  • repudiate
  • rescind
  • reverse
  • revoke
  • rule out
  • take back
  • withdraw
  • abjure
  • back
  • countermand
  • disclaim
  • eliminate
  • exclude
  • forswear
  • recall
  • recede
  • retreat
  • retrograde
  • sheathe
  • suspend
  • unsay
  • welsh
  • back out of
  • call off
  • change one's mind
  • draw in
  • eat one's words
  • fall back
  • forget it
  • go back on
  • have change of heart
  • nig
  • pull in
  • reel in
  • retrocede
  • take in

Antonyms for retract

  • acknowledge
  • admit
  • agree
  • allow
  • approve
  • enforce
  • go forward
  • permit
  • sanction
  • accept
  • advance
  • forge
  • include
  • welcome
  • corroborate
  • emphasize
  • reaffirm
  • repeat
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to retract

abjure

verb. give up
  • abstain from
  • forswear
  • recant
  • renege
  • renounce
  • retract
  • take back
  • withdraw

abrogate

verb. formally put an end to

abrogating

verb. formally put an end to

annul

verb. void an agreement

annulled

verb. void an agreement

annuls

verb. void an agreement
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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