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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Recant (0.00900 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: recant recant v : formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure; “He retracted his earlier statements about his religion”; “She abjured her beliefs” [syn: abjure, forswear, retract, resile]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Recant Recant \Re*cant"\, v. i. To revoke a declaration or proposition; to unsay what has been said; to retract; as, convince me that I am wrong, and I will recant. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Recant \Re*cant"\ (r[-e]*k[a^]nt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Recanted; p. pr. & vb. n. Recanting.] [L. recantare, recantatum, to recall, recant; pref. re- re- + cantare to sing, to sound. See 3d Cant, Chant.] To withdraw or repudiate formally and publicly (opinions formerly expressed); to contradict, as a former declaration; to take back openly; to retract; to recall. [1913 Webster] How soon . . . ease would recant Vows made in pain, as violent and void! --Milton. [1913 Webster] Syn: To retract; recall; revoke; abjure; disown; disavow. See Renounce. [1913 Webster]


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