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Another word for retract

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Verb
  1. To disavow (something previously written or said) irrevocably and usually formally

    See also:

    accept

  2. To pull back in

    See also:

    show

  3. To move back or away from a point, limit, or mark

      1. To return to an earlier, inferior, or less complex condition.
      2. To go or move backward.
      1. Moving or tending backward:
      2. Opposite to the usual order; inverted or reversed:
      3. Reverting to an earlier or inferior condition:
      1. To go back; recede.
      2. To cede or give back (a territory, for example); return.
      1. The act or process of moving back or away, especially from something hazardous, formidable, or unpleasant:
      2. Withdrawal of a military force from a dangerous position or from an enemy attack.
      3. The process of receding from a position or of becoming smaller:
      1. To move back or away from a limit, point, or mark:
      2. To slope away from a point of reference:
      3. To become or seem to become more distant and fainter or less distinct:
      1. The receding or outgoing tide, occurring between the time when the tide is highest and the time when the following tide is lowest.
      2. A period of decline or diminution:
      3. To fall back from the flood stage.
    See also:

    approach

Another word for retract

Verb
  1. To draw in

  2. To disavow