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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)

Related Words

pull inward or towards a center

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Pang then retracted his statement, followed by Shahidan.
To retract the landing gear, hydraulic pressure must be applied to initially release the down locks and then cause the actuators to move to the retracted position.
Then (A,[[delta].sub.A]) is said to be an IF-neighbourhood-perfectly retract (resp., IF-neighbourhood completely retract) (resp., IF-nbd PR, IF-nbd CR, for short) of (X,[delta]) if (A,[[delta].sub.A]) is an IFPR (resp., IFCR) of (Y,Sy) such that A [subset] Y [subset] X, [1.sub.Y] [member of] [delta].
Retract chat - retract all sent messages when you end a chat on BlackBerry 10
The notions of Intuitionistic fuzzy retracts are introduced by Hanafy and khalaf [6].
As the day progressed and pressured mounted, Salman realised that he got more than he had bargained for and retracted the tweets.
The plane, which was supposed to take Borisov to Brussels, took off shortly after 7 pm Sofia time but it turned out that its landing gear had not retracted.
A report bulletin to the Air Accidents Investigation Branch read: "The pilot stated that he had intended to retract the flaps but inadvertently selected the undercarriage to the 'up' position.
The fuzzy deformation retract of [[??].sup.4] model into the fuzzy minimal geodesic [[??].sup.0] is
Sami Anan, who faces murder accusations, was reported as leaving the country by the Hayat TV station on Wednesday but the broadcaster was forced to retract this after an informed Cairo airport source refuted the suggestions.
"Firing pin drag marks are normally caused by the slide cycling so fast the firing pin cannot retract fast enough to get out of the way.
Keir Starmer QC, the director of public prosecutions, said victims who retract allegations after being threatened by the suspect, or if there is a history of domestic violence, will be less likely to be prosecuted for perverting the course of justice under new guidelines.
Put the gear in reverse, tabs retract. At 0 RPM, tabs retract.
If I remember, before the election, Mr Cameron asked Gordon Brown to retract his statement saying free TV licence, travel passes and winter fuel payments for elderly people would be affected.