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noun (n)

  • The pricking of a horse's foot in nailing on a shoe. (noun)
    source: webster1913

verb (v)

  • formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure (verb.communication)
    He retracted his earlier statements about his religion.
    source: wordnet30
  • pull away from a source of disgust or fear (verb.motion)
    Synonym: shrink back
    source: wordnet30
  • use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ) (
    Synonym: draw back, pull back
    source: wordnet30
  • pull inward or towards a center (
    Synonym: draw in
    The cat retracted his claws.
    source: wordnet30
  • To draw back; to draw up or shorten; as, the cat can retract its claws; to retract a muscle. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • To draw back; to draw up; as, muscles retract after amputation. (verb)
    source: webster1913

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