Definitions For Retraction


  • The act of pulling or holding or drawing a part back
  • A disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion
  • A statement saying that something you said or wrote at an earlier time is not true or correct
  • The act of moving something back into a larger part that usually covers it : the act of retracting something

Is Retraction a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Retraction is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Retraction in a Sentence

  • His charges were false, and he was forced to make a retraction.
  • The retraction of the plane's landing gear

Synonyms for Retraction

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