Recant and Withdraw

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

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

Withdraw

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Withdraw verb – To solemnly or formally reject or go back on (as something formerly adhered to).
Usage example: withdrew the offer of surrender upon hearing the terms

Recant is a synonym for withdraw in retract topic. You can use "Recant" instead a verb "Withdraw", if it concerns topics such as accept, remove, repudiate. popular alternative
Nearby Words: withdrawn, withdrawal, withdrawing, withdrawable
Synonyms for Withdraw

Common collocations

statement recant statement withdraw statement
testimony recant testimony withdraw testimony
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