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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: recant(0.01074 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to recant.
English → English (WordNet)
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)
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.
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.
How soon . . . ease would recant
Vows made in pain, as violent and void! --Milton.
Syn: To retract; recall; revoke; abjure; disown; disavow. See