Meaning of RECANT in English

RECANT

v. recall, forswear, deny, rescind, repudiate, disavow, disclaim, withdraw, revoke, retract, forsake, abandon, apostasize, renounce, abjure, take back He was given three days to recant: otherwise, he would be executed for heresy

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