Meaning of recant

re•cant

Pronunciation: (ri-kant'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to withdraw or disavow (a statement, opinion, etc.), esp. formally; retract.
—v.i.
  1. to withdraw or disavow a statement, opinion, etc., esp. formally.
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