Renounce and Retract

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

Retract is a synonym for renounce in disown topic. In some cases you can use "Retract" instead a verb "Renounce". popular alternative
Nearby Words: renounced, renouncement, renouncing
Synonyms for Renounce

Retract

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Retract verb – To solemnly or formally reject or go back on (as something formerly adhered to).
Usage example: the newspaper was forced to retract the story, which turned out to be based on fabricated reporting

Renounce is a synonym for retract in withdraw topic. You can use "Renounce" instead a verb "Retract", if it concerns topics such as take back, renege on. popular alternative
Nearby Words: retraction, retracted, retracting, retractation, retraced
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Common collocations

claim renounce claim retract claim
research renounce research retract research
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