Definisi 'retract'
English to English
noun
1 The pricking of a horse's foot in nailing on a shoe.
source: webster1913
verb
2 formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
Example:
• He retracted his earlier statements about his religion
• She abjured her beliefs
source: wordnet30
3 pull away from a source of disgust or fear
source: wordnet30
4 use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ)
source: wordnet30
5 pull inward or towards a center
Example:
• The pilot drew in the landing gear
• The cat retracted his claws
source: wordnet30
6 To draw back; to draw up or shorten; as, the cat can retract its claws; to retract a muscle.
source: webster1913
7 To draw back; to draw up; as, muscles retract after amputation.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
forgoing, forswearing, renunciation, abjuration, recantation, disown, renounce, repudiate, attract, draw, pull, introvert, invaginate, draw in, pull in,

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