to withdraw (something said), as if it had never been said; retract.
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How to use unsay in a sentence
Thus Foley massaged a deal with the first George Bush to unsay his 1988 pledge: "Read my lips- no new taxes."
You will not pretend to unsay what you have said,” cried her eldest sister: “that would be making things worse.Nature and Art | Mrs. Inchbald
Naomi regretted her words next moment; but it was too late to unsay them.The Boss of Taroomba | E. W. Hornung
I have to unsay everything I said in criticism of that lovely poem.The Life of Francis Thompson | Everard Meynell
He could not unsay what he had said, and to attempt to trim would only provoke her scorn.The Squire's Daughter | Silas K(itto) Hocking
But all the armies and statecraft of Europe cannot unsay what you have said.A Cynic Looks at Life | Ambrose Bierce
British Dictionary definitions for unsay
(tr) to retract or withdraw (something said or written)
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