Spanish translation of 'retract'
- (= draw in)
- (technical) [undercarriage etc]
- (= apologize)
⇒ he refuses to retract
se niega a retractarse or desdecirse
- (= be drawn in)
Example Sentences Including 'retract'
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Lionel was made to retract his neck like a turtle and to extend his neck like a snake.MIDDLE AGE: A ROMANCE (2001)
He saw a long elegant paw flash out and retract, holding some tiny rodent.HIDING FROM THE LIGHT (2001)
`But you can ram it into your target's spinal cord from behind, retract the needle and walk on.COVER STORY (2001)
For what he's done, he doesn't just retract his evidence and walk back to us like nothing's different.FIELD OF BLOOD (2001)
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British English: retract VERB
If you retract something that you have said or written, you say that you did not mean it.
He hurriedly sought to retract the statement, but it had just been broadcast on national radio.
He's hoping that if he makes me feel guilty, I'll retract.
Translation of retract from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary