Retract
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To take back; as to retract a statement; to draw up or shorten; as, the cat can retract its claws; to retract a muscle.

2. (v. t.) To withdraw; to recall; to disavow; to recant; to take back; as, to retract an accusation or an assertion.

3. (v. t.) To take back,, as a grant or favor previously bestowed; to revoke.

4. (v. i.) To draw back; to draw up; as, muscles retract after amputation.

5. (v. i.) To take back what has been said; to withdraw a concession or a declaration.

6. (n.) The pricking of a horse's foot in nailing on a shoe.

Strong's Hebrew
5493. sur -- to turn aside
... 2), left (2), move (1), pardoning (1), pass away (1), past (1), put away (12), relieved
(1), remove (45), removed (43), removing (1), retract (1), return (1 ...
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3988a. maas -- to reject
... despise (6), despised (4), despises (2), despising (1), disdained (1), refuse (2),
reject (8), rejected (37), rejects (1), reprobate (1), retract (1), utterly ...
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Library

Whether Christ Can be Called a Lordly Man?
... On the contrary, Augustine says (Retract. ... iii, 11,17). Reply to Objection
1: Augustine retracts these and the like words (Retract. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether christ can be called.htm

Wherefore it Now Remains to Consider, in what Manner we Ought not ...
... inhumanity, and pride. Footnotes: [1737] cf. Retract. bi ch. xiv.2. "I ... here."
[1738] Opinantium. [1739] cf. Retract. bi ch.14.2. "Also what I ...
/.../augustine/on the profit of believing /section 25 wherefore it now.htm

Jerome of Prague.
... This suffering brought on him a dangerous illness, and attempts were then made to
induce him to retract his principles; but he remained immovable. ...
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Taking all These Things, Therefore, into Consideration...
... vi. 9. [1902] Ephesians 5:27; cp. Retract. ii. 18. [1903] Cant. iv. ... [1912] Ephesians
4:2, 3. [1913] 1 Corinthians 3:17. [1914] 2 Timothy 2:20. In Retract. ii. ...
/.../writings in connection with the donatist controversy /chapter 51 99 taking.htm

Luther Before the Diet.
... Fly I cannot, and still less retract."(199). ... He wrote to the elector that
if Luther would not retract, he must remain at Wittenberg. ...
/.../the great controversy between christ and satan /8 luther before the diet.htm

Luther Before the Diet
... Fly I cannot, and still less retract.""Ibid., b.7, ch.1. ... He wrote to the elector
that if Luther would not retract, he must remain at Wittenberg. ...
/.../white/the great controversy/chapter 8 luther before the.htm

The Impossibility of Failure.
... prediction that binds Himself. Or shall we retract the expression that
the promise is now given unconditionally? The condition is ...
/.../chapter vi the impossibility of.htm

Luther's Separation from Rome.
... The legate intended to force Luther, if possible, to retract, or, failing in this,
to cause him to be conveyed to Rome, to share the fate of Huss and Jerome. ...
/.../7 luthers separation from rome.htm

Luther's Separation from Rome
... The legate intended to force Luther, if possible, to retract, or, failing in this,
to cause him to be conveyed to Rome, to share the fate of Huss and Jerome. ...
/.../white/the great controversy/chapter 7 luthers separation from.htm

The Writings of St. Augustin.
... [46] In them he afterwards found most to retract, because he advocated the freedom
of the will against the Manich├Žan fatalism. ... Retract. i. 3. ...
/.../augustine/the confessions and letters of st/chapter iv the writings of st.htm

Thesaurus
Retract (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To take back; as to retract a statement; to draw
up or shorten; as, the cat can retract its claws; to retract a muscle. ...
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Retreat (10 Occurrences)

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Withdraw (52 Occurrences)
... favor, capital, or the like. 2. (vt) To take back; to recall or retract;
as, to withdraw false charges. 3. (vi) To retire; to retreat ...
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Revel (6 Occurrences)
... 4. (vi) To move playfully; to indulge without restraint. 5. (vt) To draw back;
to retract. Multi-Version Concordance Revel (6 Occurrences). ...
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Retraced (2 Occurrences)

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Swallow (38 Occurrences)
... employ. 9. (vt) To seize and waste; to exhaust; to consume. 10. (vt) To
retract; to recant; as, to swallow one's opinions. 11. (vt ...
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Bible Concordance
Retract (2 Occurrences)

Job 42:6 Therefore I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes."
(See NAS)

Isaiah 31:2 Though he is wise, and able to send evil, and his purpose will not be changed; but he will go against the house of the evil-doers, and against those to whom they are looking for help.
(See NAS)

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