Synonyms for Retract:
n.debunk, deflate, take in, disprove, explode, remove, dispute, discredit, disabuse, confound. constrict, contract, wax and wane, shrink, take back, thin, shrinkage, countermand, contraction, compact. show. approach, ebb, Retrocede, retrograde, retrogress. •retract (noun)
draw back, abjure, forswear, draw in, resile, recant, pull back, shrink back.
delete, eliminate, destroy, efface, eradicate, invalidate, undo, obliterate, abolish, Disaffirm, reject, extinguish, veto, withdraw, neutralize, annul, dismiss, repudiate, disclaim, cancel, negate, divorce, nullify, refute, dissolve, revoke.
abdicate, backslide, abnegate, disavow, betray, defect, renounce, abandon, deny, desert, cross.
Retrocede. shrinkage. retrograde, retrogress, ebb, contraction. take back. shrink, contract. thin. •annul
Usage examples for retract
I shall appropriate it immediately, before you have time to retract it," Zibeline replied. – Zibeline, Complete by Phillipe de Massa Last Updated: March 2, 2009