To draw back:
(Card Games) To fail to follow suit when required and able to do so; renege
To formally give up title to; to abandon (renounce title); to decline recognition of (renounce one’s duty to serve).
To assert to be wrong or of little value:
To refuse to accept as true or right; reject as unfounded, unreal, etc.
To annul, terminate, or revoke a promise or obligation.
To recall or retract:
To make void; repeal or annul.
To renounce on oath; promise earnestly to give up
To make a statement denying the truth of the statement(s) made by (a person).
To reject emphatically as unfounded, untrue, or unjust:
The definition of abnegate is to not allow yourself something.
To judicially declare something to be void either from the date of decree or ab initio.
To excrete body wastes.
To ask or order to return:
To refuse to own or to refuse to acknowledge one’s own.
To take back or retract (what has been said)
To nullify is to invalidate something or cancel the effectiveness of something.
To repeal is defined as to formally withdraw, or to take something back.
Alternative form of pull in one's horns.
Maintain is defined as to keep in a current state in order to prevent from failing or breaking or to carry on or to support or provide.
Proclaim is defined as to announce or declare.
To intentionally give up for all time an assertion or a claim of an interest in property or in a right or privilege.
To renounce; disown.
To make a summary.
The definition of confirm is to approve or to establish the truth or make stronger.
To give prominence of sound to (a syllable or word) in pronouncing or in accordance with a metrical pattern.
(Intransitive) To receive something willingly.
To bounce or spring back; rebound; specif., to come back into shape or position after being pressed or stretched
Find another word for recant. In this page you can discover 44 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for recant, like: retract, revoke, renounce, disavow, disclaim, deny, take back, cancel, back down, back-out and withdraw.