Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
retract /ri'trækt/
  • ngoại động từ
    • rụt vào, thụt vào, co vào
      • the tortoise retracted its head: con rùa rụt đầu vào
    • rút lại (lời hứa); rút lui (ý kiến); huỷ bỏ (lời tuyên bố); chối, không nhận, nuốt (lời)
      • to retract one's opinion: rút lui ý kiến
      • to retract a statement: huỷ bỏ lời tuyên bố
  • nội động từ
    • rụt vào, thụt vào, co vào (cổ...)
    • rút lui ý kiến; nuốt lời; (pháp lý) phản cung
Concise Dictionary
+formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
+pull away from a source of disgust or fear
+use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ)
+pull inward or towards a center

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 withdraw, pull or draw back:
The instant he felt the heat, he retracted his hand.
2 take back, withdraw, rescind, revoke, repeal, deny, disavow, recant, renounce, abjure, cancel, forswear, repudiate, disclaim, disown, reverse:
If they refuse to retract their statement, I shall sue them for libel.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb
1 (formal) to say that sth you have said earlier is not true or correct or that you did not mean it: [VN] He made a false confession which he later retracted. + They tried to persuade me to retract my words.
2 [VN] (formal) to refuse to keep an agreement, a promise, etc: to retract a bid / an offer
3 (technical) to move back into the main part of sth; to pull sth back into the main part of sth: [V] The animal retracted into its shell. + The undercarriage failed to retract. + [VN] The undercarriage was fully retracted.

Random quote: Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.: Thomas Kempis

Latest queries: glint, dismissive, forestry, lethargic, lined, suit, list, crevasse, vamp, analysis, thou, september, playful, iceland, emasculate, armful, fraction, chard, rhizome, retract,

Updated: 14/03/2018: A new open-source Javascript engine/library named Howler has been employed to handle audiofile. Enjoy pronunciation!

Optional: 01/2018:Picture Dictionary

Updated: 05/06/2018:List of Academic Words

Updated: 03/2019: Learning by reading annotated text, reliable state of art and updated news