Definition of "recant"
  1. When someone withdraws or takes back previously made assertions or testimonies
How to use "recant" in a sentence
  1. The witness chose to recant his previous testimony, causing the case to take a new turn.
  2. The possibility of perjury charges may make a person hesitant to recant their prior statements.
  3. If credible evidence contradicts a previous statement, the individual may be forced to recant it.

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