To deny earnestly or on oath
To recant is to publicly take back something you said or to state that you no longer believe something in which you once believed.
To recant solemnly; renounce or repudiate:
To move or draw back; retire:
To revoke is to take away something, to render some decree that has already been made unenforceable, or to make something invalid.
Reverse means to go backward, or to turn inside out or to the correct side.
To move (a chess piece) back.
To cancel a contract, whether unilaterally or by mutual agreement and restore both parties to status quo ante (the positions they would have been in if the contract had never existed). See also rescission.
Repudiate is to refuse to have anything to do with or to reject in a public way.
(Obsolete) To summon back or recall, especially from exile.
To give up (a pursuit, practice, way of living or feeling, etc.)
To back out of an agreement; go back on a promise
To go away; depart.
To bring back; restore:
To refuse to own or to refuse to acknowledge one’s own.
To assert to be wrong or of little value:
To not allow.
To do away with; wipe out; abolish, withdraw, etc.
To recede is to diminish or to move back.
To cancel or revoke (a command or order)
To go or move backward.
Having a rotational or orbital movement that is opposite to the movement of most bodies within a celestial system. In the solar system, retrograde bodies are those that rotate or orbit in a clockwise direction (east to west) when viewed from a vantage point above the Earth's north pole. Venus, Uranus, and Pluto have retrograde rotational movements. No planets in the solar system have retrograde orbital movements, but four of Jupiter's moons exhibit such movement.
To ebb means to move out further into the sea and further from land or to gradually decline or lessen.
The definition of emphasize is to stress the importance.
The definition of corroborate is to take an action to make something more certain.
To do, experience, or produce again:
To present; offer:
Approach means to move close to something.
To bestow; to confer.
To endure resignedly or patiently:
Find another word for retracting. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for retracting, like: forswearing, recanting, abjuring, withdrawing, revoking, reversing, retreating, rescinding, repudiating, repealing and renouncing.