Synonyms and related words:
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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  • Recantation — Re can*ta tion (r[=e] k[a^]n*t[=a] sh[u^]n), n. The act of recanting; a declaration that contradicts a former one; that which is thus asserted in contradiction; retraction. [1913 Webster] The poor man was imprisoned for this discovery, and forced …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recantation — index abjuration, abolition, bad faith, cancellation, countermand, denial, disclaimer, negation, rejection …   Law dictionary

  • Recantation — The verb recant , and its derivative noun recantation, can mean: * To formally abandon a belief or a particular statement of belief, generally under order from an ecclesiastical authority (often a synod or ecumenical council, or, in the Roman… …   Wikipedia

  • recantation — recant ► VERB ▪ renounce a former opinion or belief. DERIVATIVES recantation noun. ORIGIN Latin recantare revoke , from cantare sing, chant …   English terms dictionary

  • recantation — noun see recant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • recantation — See recant. * * * …   Universalium

  • recantation — noun the act of recanting or something recanted …   Wiktionary

  • recantation — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A formal statement of disavowal: abjuration, palinode, retractation, retraction, withdrawal. See ACCEPT …   English dictionary for students

  • recantation — re·can·ta·tion || ‚rɪːkæn teɪʃn n. act of giving up, renouncement; denial, disavowal, retraction …   English contemporary dictionary

  • recantation — n. Retraction, revocation, recall, abjuration …   New dictionary of synonyms

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