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verb (used with object), un·said, un·say·ing.
  1. to withdraw (something said), as if it had never been said; retract.
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Origin of unsay

First recorded in 1425–75, unsay is from the late Middle English word unsayen. See un-2, say1
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Related Words for unsay

suspend, cancel, dismiss, withdraw, annul, revoke, backtrack, repudiate, contradict, renounce, disavow, renege, retract, disown, rescind, deny, repeal, reverse, recant, bar

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verb -says, -saying or -said
  1. (tr) to retract or withdraw (something said or written)
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