Meaning of RECANT in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ rɪkænt ]

( recants, recanting, recanted)

If you recant , you say publicly that you no longer hold a set of beliefs that you had in the past. ( FORMAL )

White House officials ordered Williams to recant.

...a man who had refused after torture to recant his heresy.

VERB : V , V n

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