Recantation

Definition of Recantation

Re`can`ta´tion   Pronunciation: rē`kăn`tā´shŭn
n.1.The act of recanting; a declaration that contradicts a former one; that which is thus asserted in contradiction; retraction.
The poor man was imprisoned for this discovery, and forced to make a public recantation.
- Bp. Stillingfleet.

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abandonment, abjuration, abjurement, abnegation, abolishment, abolition, abrogation, absolute contradiction, annulment, cancel, canceling, cancellation, cassation, cession, chucking, chucking out, contempt, contradiction, contrary assertion, contravention, controversion, countering, countermand, counterorder, crossing, declension, declination, declinature, declining, defeasance, denial, deprivation, despisal, despising, disaffirmation, disagreement, disallowance, disapproval, disavowal, discard, disclaimer, disclamation, discounting, dismissal, disobedience, disowning, disownment, dispensation, disposal, disposition, disproof, disregard, dissent, dumping, exception, exclusion, expatriation, forgoing, forswearing, gainsaying, getting rid of, giving up, holding back, ignoring, impugnment, invalidation, letting go, nay, negation, negative, negative answer, nix, no, nonacceptance, nonapproval, noncompliance, nonconsent, nonconsideration, nonobservance, nullification, palinode, palinody, passing by, putting away, putting out, rebuff, recall, refusal, refutation, rejection, release, relinquishment, renege, reneging, renouncement, renunciation, repeal, repudiation, repulse, rescinding, rescindment, rescission, resignation, retention, retractation, retraction, reversal, revocation, revoke, revokement, riddance, sacrifice, scouting, setting aside, spurning, surrender, suspension, swearing off, throwing out, thumbs-down, turndown, turning out, unsaying, unwillingness, vacation, vacatur, voidance, voiding, waiver, waiving, withdrawal, withholding, write-off, yielding
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