- v. 缩回；收回；撤销
formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure;
"He retracted his earlier statements about his religion"
"She abjured her beliefs"
pull away from a source of disgust or fear
use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ)
pull inward or towards a center;
"The pilot drew in the landing gear"
"The cat retracted his claws"
- The undercarriage on light aircraft does not always retract in flight.
- I decided to retract what I had said before.
- Sir Alex has added his backing and believes Franco should retract his comments.
- The accused refused to retract his statement.
The lips of the wound were retracted and gaping.出自： J. G. Farrell
I must retract some of the things I have said against them.出自： V. Woolf
A false confession which he later retracted.出自： J. Jones