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Synonyms for retract

Synonyms for retract

to disavow (something previously written or said) irrevocably and usually formally

to pull back in

to move back or away from a point, limit, or mark

Synonyms for retract

formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure

pull away from a source of disgust or fear

use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ)

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pull inward or towards a center

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The natural rubber cup provides superior flexibility and features a grooved design providing exceptional retractability.
The polyurethane jacket is designed to withstand repeated cord extensions, maintain retractability and act as a reliable environmental barrier.
THEORY 590 (1995) (repeated bargaining encounters between the same two parties); Abhinay Muthoo, A Bargaining Model with Players' Perceptions on the Retractability of Offers, 38 THEORY & DECISION 85 (1995) (the effect of "retractable" offers); Robert Powell, Bargaining in the Shadow of Power, 15 GAMES & ECON.
Additional capabilities provide users +/- 15-degree tilt adjustment, 360-degree swivel and full retractability for storing keyboards below work surfaces.
Once installed, the new probe will provide reliable and accurate temperature measurement with the added benefits of retractability and self-cleaning.