verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of recant
OTHER WORDS FROM recant
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH recantrecant , recount
Example sentences from the Web for recant
The Postal Service inspector general’s office informed members of Congress in a briefing on Tuesday that Hopkins had recanted his allegations, according to a congressional aide.Postal worker recanted allegations of ballot tampering, officials say|Shawn Boburg, Jacob Bogage|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
Then, after the headlines came out, the sources recanted, and they have since been convicted (in Syrian courts) of perjury.Digital Doublethink: Playing Truth or Dare with Putin, Assad and ISIS|Christopher Dickey, Anna Nemtsova|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, when asked to give the verdict in public by the presiding judge, one voter recanted.Could Chris McDaniel Get A Do-Over In The Mississippi Senate Race?|Ben Jacobs|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was the second time he recanted on campaign-finance reforms.‘Oops,’ First Debate, ‘47 Percent’ & More 2012 Election Turning Points|Mark McKinnon|November 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The activists recanted their denunciation of Kashua on its website, but Kashua said few Palestinian papers printed a correction.
Nearly 10 years after her accusation of rape sent her father to prison, Casandra Kennedy recanted.Casandra Kennedy Recants Rape Charge Against Her Father, Freed After 9 Years|Winston Ross|April 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One of them recanted, and thereby saved her life; the other remained firm, and perished at the stake.The Mysteries of All Nations|James Grant
He recanted all that he had said in the book, but it was too late; the mischief had been done and the evil work has continued.The Jesuits, 1534-1921|Thomas J. Campbell
There is a very simple test of it,he has never recanted a single article of his Liberal progress, never gone back a single step.
No one was to have dealings with the author until he recanted his error.History of the Jews, Vol. V (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
Nevertheless, the time came when the scorner recanted his renunciation.Lochinvar|S. R. Crockett