Usage examples for retract

  1. 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
  2. Mr. Clay, speaking on this point, observed: " After Mr. Buchanan's statement appeared, there were many persons who believed that General Jackson's magnanimity would immediately prompt him to retract his charge. – Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams. by Josiah Quincy