recant - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive/transitive] formal 

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/rɪˈkænt/
present tense
I/you/we/theyrecant
he/she/itrecants
present participlerecanting
past tenserecanted
past participlerecanted

derived word

recantation

 

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/ˌriːkænˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [countable/uncountable]
singularrecantation
pluralrecantations