Permit and Retract


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Permit verb – To give permission for or to approve of.
Retract is an antonym for permit.
Nearby Words: permitted, permission, permissive, permissible, permitting
Antonyms for Permit


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Retract verb – To solemnly or formally reject or go back on (as something formerly adhered to).
Permit is an antonym for retract in renege on topic.
Nearby Words: retraction, retracted, retracting, retractation, retraced
Antonyms for Retract
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Common collocations

action permit action retract action
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Retract and Permit. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 18, from
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Retract or Permit. 2016. Accessed June 18, 2021.

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