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Retraction

Re`trac´tion   Pronunciation: rė`trāk´shŭn
n.1.The act of retracting, or drawing back; the state of being retracted; as, the retraction of a cat's claws.
2.The act of withdrawing something advanced, stated, claimed, or done; declaration of change of opinion; recantation.
3.(Physiol.) The act of retracting or shortening; as, the retraction of a severed muscle; the retraction of a sinew.
Noun1.retraction - a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion
2.retraction - the act of pulling or holding or drawing a part back; "the retraction of the landing gear"; "retraction of the foreskin"
abandonment, abjuration, abjurement, abolishment, abolition, abrogation, absolute contradiction, annulment, attrition, cancel, canceling, cancellation, cassation, cession, contradiction, contrary assertion, contravention, controversion, countering, countermand, counterorder, crossing, curtailment, cut, cutting, decrease, decrement, defeasance, denial, depletion, depreciation, derogation, detraction, diminution, dip, disaffirmation, disallowance, disavowal, disclaimer, disclamation, disowning, disownment, disparagement, dispensation, disposal, disposition, disproof, dumping, expatriation, extraction, forgoing, forswearing, gainsaying, getting rid of, giving up, impairment, impugnment, invalidation, lessening, letting go, nullification, palinode, palinody, recall, recantation, recedence, receding, recession, reduction, refutation, release, relinquishment, remission, renege, reneging, renouncement, renunciation, repeal, repudiation, rescinding, rescindment, rescission, resignation, retirement, retractation, retractility, retreat, retrenchment, retrocedence, reversal, revocation, revoke, revokement, riddance, sacrifice, setting aside, shortening, shrinkage, surrender, suspension, swearing off, truncation, unsaying, vacation, vacatur, voidance, voiding, waiver, waiving, withdrawal, write-off, yielding
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