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Definition of Recanted

Recanted
Recant Re*cant", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Recanted; p. pr. & vb. n. Recanting.] [L. recantare, recantatum, to recall, recant; pref. re- re- + cantare to sing, to sound. See 3d Cant, Chant.] To withdraw or repudiate formally and publicly (opinions formerly expressed); to contradict, as a former declaration; to take back openly; to retract; to recall. How soon . . . ease would recant Vows made in pain, as violent and void! --Milton. Syn: To retract; recall; revoke; abjure; disown; disavow. See Renounce.
Recant
Recant Re*cant", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Recanted; p. pr. & vb. n. Recanting.] [L. recantare, recantatum, to recall, recant; pref. re- re- + cantare to sing, to sound. See 3d Cant, Chant.] To withdraw or repudiate formally and publicly (opinions formerly expressed); to contradict, as a former declaration; to take back openly; to retract; to recall. How soon . . . ease would recant Vows made in pain, as violent and void! --Milton. Syn: To retract; recall; revoke; abjure; disown; disavow. See Renounce.
Recant
Recant Re*cant", v. i. To revoke a declaration or proposition; to unsay what has been said; to retract; as, convince me that I am wrong, and I will recant. --Dryden.

Meaning of Recanted from wikipedia

- Recantation is a personal public act of denial of a previously published opinion or belief. It is derived from the Latin "re cantare", to re-sing. In...
- murder, though recanted his confessions of both crimes. Since his arrest, Hall has confessed to more than thirty-five murders, recanting them all. However...
- and philosopher Galileo Galilei (1564–1642) in 1633 after being forced to recant his claims that the Earth moves around the Sun, rather than the converse...
- husband after she had pled guilty but before she was sentenced. She later recanted her court testimony, claiming that she had been kept naked in solitary...
- made confessions which resulted in murder convictions, and which he later recanted. The discrediting of the case against Lucas for crimes for which Toole...
- convicted of the crime because evidence was reportedly lost and Toole later recanted his confession. Toole died in prison of liver failure on September 15,...
- in 1951 with the signing of the Treaty of San Francisco, ****an does not recant on its claims that the Liancourt Rocks are ****anese territory. In 2009,...
- Martin's Press. ISBN 9781429965590. Rosenblatt, Dana (July 5, 2011). "Recanted confession leaves missing girl's parents in limbo". www.cnn.com. Retrieved...
- Report (Hussam Taher Hussam) was publicly identified and dramatically recanted his testimony, claiming he had been bribed and tortured by Lebanese interests...
- lapses. He claimed that he "might have" killed the victims but quickly recanted this part of his statement. California police sent blood and urine samples...