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retract (verb), retracts; retracted; retracting
1. To disown or to formally reject something that was previously said or written: The headline in the newspaper retracted the allegations that it had made against the businessman who was mentioned in an earlier edition.
2. To take back an offer or promise: The company retracted the job offer it had made to Jake because of an unexpected drop in profits.
To take back or to withdraw a statement or opinion.
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To take back or to disavow a comment, a statement, or an opinion. (1)