Retract Synonyms & Definitions

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• RetractDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. t.) To take back,, as a grant or favor previously bestowed; to revoke.
  2. (v. t.) To withdraw; to recall; to disavow; to recant; to take back; as, to retract an accusation or an assertion.
  3. (v. i.) To take back what has been said; to withdraw a concession or a declaration.
  4. (v. i.) To draw back; to draw up; as, muscles retract after amputation.
  5. (v. t.) To draw back; to draw up or shorten; as, the cat can retract its claws; to retract a muscle.
  6. (n.) The pricking of a horses foot in nailing on a shoe.

• RetractableDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (a.) Capable of being retracted; retractile.