- v formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
He retracted his earlier statements about his religion
- v pull away from a source of disgust or fear
- v use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ)
- v pull inward or towards a center
The cat retracted his claws
- To resume ironing, just touch it again, and the legs gently retract.
- As of last week, the princess had refused to retract her remark about Tiggy.
- GRAMM STANDS BY HIS REMARKS: Says in a WashPost interview Thursday, "I'm not going to retract any of it.
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- Lion One Clarifies Technical Disclosure
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 7, 2013) - Lion One Metals Limited ( TSX VENTURE: LIO)( OTCQX: LOMLF)( FRANKFURT :LY1) ("Lion One" or the "Company") announces that as a result of a review by the British Columbia Securities Commission (the "BCSC"), it is issuing the following news release to clarify and retract certain deficiencies in its continuous disclosure record relating to ...
June 8, 2013 - Marketwire
- Joe Barton in BBC News
I apologize for using the term 'shakedown' with regard to yesterday's actions at the White House this morning, and I retract my apology to BP,he said in a statement.
- Paul McNulty in Guardian Unlimited
Early this month, she wrote McNulty again, saying that "I respectfully request that you reconsider the rationale of poor performance as the basis for my dismissal. It is in our mutual interest to retract this erroneous explanation."
- Robert Curbeam in ABC News
Of course it's a little more challenging because we haven't done the training on the ground for it,Curbeam said in an interview Sunday evening. "But we did have a lot of generic training for solar array wing deploy and retract: I have a...