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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. retract: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. retract: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. retract: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. retract: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. retract: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. retract: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Retract, retract: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. retract: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. retract: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. retract: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. retract: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. retract: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. retract: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. retract: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. retract: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. retract: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Retract (category theory), Retract (group theory), Retract: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Retract: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. retract: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. retract: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. retract: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. retract: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. retract: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. retract: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. retract: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. retract: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. retract: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  2. Retract: Investopedia [home, info]
  3. retract: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. retract: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. retract: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. retract: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Retract: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  2. retract: PlanetMath Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. retract: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Retract: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (retract)

verb:  use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ)
verb:  pull away from a source of disgust or fear
verb:  pull inward or towards a center ("The cat retracted his claws")
verb:  formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure ("He retracted his earlier statements about his religion")

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Phrases that include retract:   deformation retract

Words similar to retract:   abjure, forswear, recant, retractable, retracted, retracting, draw in, shrink back, unsay, more...

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