Synonyms and Antonyms of recant
- The Inquisition forced Galileo to recant his support of the Copernican observation that the earth revolves around the sun.
Synonym Discussion of recant
- abjured the errors of his former faith
- renounced abstract art and turned to portrait painting
- I cannot forswear my principles
- if they recant they will be spared
- the newspaper had to retract the story
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