What is another word for recantation?

213 synonyms found


[ ɹɪkantˈe͡ɪʃən], [ ɹɪkantˈe‍ɪʃən], [ ɹ_ɪ_k_a_n_t_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

Related words: recantation of testimony, recantation of affidavit, recantation of truth, recantation of a will, recantation in surgery


  • what is a recantation? why would someone want to recant? how do you recant?

    Synonyms for Recantation:

    How to use "Recantation" in context?

    When someone recants, it usually means that they have changed their mind about something that they have previously said. recantation can be voluntary or involuntary. Voluntary recantation happens when someone decides to retract a statement they have made because they realized that it was wrong or inaccurate. involuntary recantation happens when someone is under pressure or coercion to retract a statement and they do not want to do it. There are many reasons why someone might decide to retract a statement. Sometimes people retract statements because they learn new information that changes their opinion. Other times, people might retract statements because they are afraid of the consequences of continuing to make the statement.

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