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Synonyms for retraction
rɪˈtræk ʃənre·trac·tion

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Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 1 vote

  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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Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. retractionnoun

    Synonyms:
    recantation, abjuration, revocation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. retractionnoun

    Synonyms:
    recantation, rescission, disavowal

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "retraction":

    retract, withdrawal, retreat

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How to use retraction in a sentence?

  1. Jonathan Catley:

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

  2. Clifford Villanueva Villalon:

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

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Jon Stewart:

    I think I get concerned with who gets to decide what … In the Iraq War, I was on the side of what you would think on the mainstream is misinformation. I was promoting what they would call misinformation, but it turned out to be right years later and the establishment media was wrong. And not only were they wrong, in some respects, you could make the case that they enabled a war that killed hundreds and hundreds of thousands of people and never paid a price for it and never had accountability. And just having an ombudsman print a retraction to me isn't accountability.


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