Retraction synonyms

rĭ-trăk'shən
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The act of recanting or something recanted
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A denial of knowledge, relationship, and/or responsibility towards something (someone).
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A solemn recantation or renunciation on oath; as, an abjuration of heresy. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
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A refusal to comply with or satisfy a request.
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An act or instance of revoking.
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A removal of a public official from office by means of a popular vote to prematurely end his or her term of service.
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Discontinuation of the use of an addictive substance.
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An act or instance of annulling.
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The act of one who forswears.
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The act of repudiating or the state of being repudiated.
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In U.S. history, the refusal of a state to recognize or enforce within its territory any federal law held to be an infringement on its sovereignty
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The action of quashing something.
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The act of abrogating; a repeal by authority; abolition. [First attested in the mid 16th century.]
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A reversing or being reversed; esp., a change to the opposite as in one's fortune
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The act of rescinding.
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A refusal to accept responsibility; disavowal
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A statement of denial, refusal, or rejection
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A person, thing, or statement having contradictory elements or qualities
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A giving up of rights, etc.; self-denial; renunciation
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Refusal to accept or believe something.
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The definition of a stand-down is a state of rest or ease after a state of alert.
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A total change of attitude or viewpoint.
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In commercial law, an agreement, usually by a bank, to honor a letter of credit issued by someone else, usually another bank, and to seek reimbursement from the instrument’s issuer.
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An act of reaffirming; a second or subsequent affirmation.
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That which corroborates.
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The definition of cancellation is the act of cancelling something, or saying that something is no longer going to happen.
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A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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A formal statement of disavowal
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Find another word for retraction. In this page you can discover 37 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for retraction, like: recantation, disowning, disavowal, abjuration, denial, revocation, recall, withdrawal, annulment, forswearing and unsaying.