Retract and Withdraw

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

Withdraw is a synonym for retract in show topic. In some cases you can use "Withdraw" instead a verb "Retract", when it comes to topics like accept, remove, repudiate, take back. popular alternative
Nearby Words: retraction, retracted, retracting, retractation, retraced
Synonyms for Retract

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

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Nearby Words: withdrawn, withdrawal, withdrawing, withdrawable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

Common collocations

part retract part withdraw part
request retract request withdraw request
offer retract offer withdraw offer
story retract story withdraw story
Other nouns: head, statement, hands, wings.
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