Meaning of RECANT in English

RECANT

(~s, ~ing, ~ed)

If you ~, 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 ~.

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

VERB: V, V n

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