Recant and Renounce

Recant

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Recant verb – To solemnly or formally reject or go back on (as something formerly adhered to).
Usage example: the Inquisition forced Galileo to recant his support of the Copernican observation that the earth revolves around the sun

Renounce is a synonym for recant in repudiate topic. In some cases you can use "Renounce" instead a verb "Recant", when it comes to topics like withdraw, renounce under oath, take back something said. popular alternative
Nearby Words: recantation, recanting
Synonyms for Recant

Renounce

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Renounce verb – To solemnly or formally reject or go back on (as something formerly adhered to).
Usage example: after another failed romance he vowed that he was renouncing the world and becoming a monk

Recant is a synonym for renounce in repudiate topic. You can use "Recant" instead a verb "Renounce", if it concerns topics such as abandon, disown, renounce under oath. popular alternative
Nearby Words: renounced, renouncement, renouncing
Synonyms for Renounce

Common collocations

claim recant claim renounce claim
title recant title renounce title
ways recant ways renounce ways
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