What does the word recant mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: noun

  • Recantation.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To retract, as a statement or opinion.

Usage examples for recant

  1. The Christians who were trundled in barrels with spikes in them deserve higher honour than those who died in a moment, before they could recant. – The Revolution in Tanner's Lane by Mark Rutherford