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Synonyms for retraction
rɪˈtræk ʃənre·trac·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. retraction, abjuration, recantationnoun

    a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion

    Synonyms:
    recantation, abjuration

  2. retractionnoun

    the act of pulling or holding or drawing a part back

    "the retraction of the landing gear"; "retraction of the foreskin"

    Synonyms:
    recantation, abjuration

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  1. retractionnoun

    Synonyms:
    recantation, abjuration, revocation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. retractionnoun

    Synonyms:
    recantation, rescission, disavowal

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "retraction":

    retract, withdrawal, retreat

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How to use retraction in a sentence?

  1. David Stilwell:

    To date, and then given the retraction of the Extradition Act, the determination is still that Hong Kong is in accordance with the Hong Kong Policy Act, has sufficient autonomy to continue, withdrawing the extradition law is a very positive step.

  2. Clifford Villanueva Villalon:

    Be firm in every word you say. There is no remorse in retraction.

  3. Jonathan Catley:

    The stories about the retraction won't have the same SEO' juice' as the earlier negative stories.

  4. Valentin Balakhnichev:

    Following the court's decision, ARD do not have to issue a retraction, as they are from Germany and the court process was in Russia, however, Russian law can now let us say that all the information in this film is a lie. This is a big step forward in defending our interests and our rights.

  5. Democratic Gov. Tony Evers ':

    We've had significant retraction as far as the number of polling places that are open. Clearly, anybody that can do basic math understands if you have fewer places to serve voters, you will have larger numbers at those sites -- numbers that will easily strain the system and frankly cause more... negative results for people who are there.

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