Thesaurus / retract
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Once the plastic sticks, one for each sample, are retracted and sealed in a bag marked “biohazard,” the residents are hustled out of the facility.
HONG KONG’S CITYWIDE COVID-19 TESTING HAS BECOME A BAROMETER OF PUBLIC TRUSTEAMONBARRETTSEPTEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
The Reformer did not recoil, did not retract; but his judge, he who never ceased exclaiming, Retract!
HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY (VOLUME 1)J. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
Sir, I make allowance for you; I retract my menace, and apologize.
EREMAR. D. BLACKMORE
It is not like me to retract a determination, but if you will say now what you did last night—'Do not go!'
"Do not let him retract," cried Porbus, striking Poussin on the shoulder.
THE HIDDEN MASTERPIECEHONORE DE BALZAC
Now Gertrude had builded upon the supposition that she was safe beyond the reach of recall, and she made haste to retract.
A ROMANCE IN TRANSITFRANCIS LYNDE
WORDS RELATED TO RETRACT
- divorce oneself from
- turn back on
- wash hands of
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