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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
retracts|retracted|retractingrɪ'trækt
verb
+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
v.
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.


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