[ US /ɹiˈtɹæktəd/ ]
[ UK /ɹɪtɹˈæktɪd/ ]
  1. drawn back and in
    a cat with retracted claws
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How To Use retracted In A Sentence

  • As they ran the risk of losing the advantages they had been given if they went back on their previous statements or retracted their confessions, their statements were open to question.
  • Behind West, the retractable path that led to the elevator retracted, leaving them stranded on the circular platform.
  • FLATOW: A lot of times, you don't see the word retraction, Ivan, do you on some of these retracted papers? NPR Topics: News
  • Yet, dismayingly, the Government retracted many of these commitments this week - and the numbers problem festers on.
  • About the twenty-first, weight generally in the left side, with pain; slight urine thick, muddy, and reddish; when allowed to stand, had no sediment; in other respects felt lighter; fever not gone; fauces painful from the commencement, and red; uvula retracted; defluxion remained acrid, pungent, and saltish throughout. Of The Epidemics
  • The formwork on this system is hung on the scaffolding so that it can be easily retracted and opened.
  • As the landing gear was being retracted, he felt a slight hesitation and mild backfire with the left engine.
  • Gartner has retracted its most recent quarterly server numbers and published revised statistics.
  • he retracted nothing that he had said about the inappropriateness of either a corporeal God or a God who is a person
  • When questioned on TV, the minister retracted his allegations.
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