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recant

美国发音:[rɪ'kænt]
英国发音:[rɪ'kænt]

[v]
英语解释:to deny believing in something or withdraw something previously said
常见翻译:改变;声明放弃

openly and formally withdraw statements or expression of belief, etc.
When you recant a statement you openly state that you no longer believe it correct, some times because you are forced to do so. You recant your belief when you openly state that you no longer have that belief and that such a belief is wrong. Your open rejection of your beliefs, opinions you have held earlier are your recanting of them.