Definitions of recantation

  1. The act of recanting; a declaration that contradicts a former one; that which is thus asserted in contradiction; retraction.
  2. The act of renouncing or withdrawing that which was previously believed or stated; the statement made in so renouncing or withdrawing.
  3. The act of recanting; a declaration that contradicts a former one.
  4. The act of recalling; a declaration that contradicts a former one.
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