Definition of Retracts
1. Verb. (third-person singular of retract) ¹
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Definition of Retracts
1. retract [v] - See also: retract
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Literary usage of Retracts
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1. The Twentieth Century Retractor, Chess Fantasies, and Letter Problems: Being ...by Edith Elina Helen Baird by Edith Elina Helen Baird (1907)
"O." White B retracts to Q ii, leaving Q. Black Q retracts to Q sq. Black Q—B sq, ... U." White Kt retracts to K 3. Black R retracts to R 5, leaving Q. Black ..."
2. The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Cæsar, to the Revolution by David Hume (1810)
"... king—rejected—Supposed league with France—General discontents—the king retracts his mea* sures—Prince's declaration—The prince lands in England—General ..."
3. The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar, to the Revolution by David Hume (1819)
"Offers of France to the King...-rejected.. ..Supposed League with France.... General Discontents The King retracts his ..."
4. History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century by Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné (1879)
"... —He calls for an Appeal to Rome, and retracts—Wolsey and Du Bellay at Richmond—The Ship of the State. ON the 6th of January 1529, the feast of Epiphany, ..."
5. The History of British India by James Mill, Horace Hayman Wilson (1858)
"retracts. — Submits final Requisitions.— Principles of future Intercourse.— The Nawab an Independent Prince in his own Dominions.—Second Loan. ..."
6. The History of British India by James Mill, Horace Hayman Wilson (1848)
"Loan to the Company.—Complains of the Resident. — retracts. — Submits final requisitions,—Principles of future Intercourse. ..."
7. A Greek Grammar for Schools and Colleges by Herbert Weir Smyth (1916)
"... brother retracts 202. Dative Plural. — The ending -oun often appears in poetry, rarely in Attic prose (Plato). CONTRACTED SUBSTANTIVES 203. ..."
8. The Science and Art of Surgery: A Treatise on Surgical Injuries, Diseases by John Eric Erichsen (1884)
"... more particularly the anterior ; for, as this vessel retracts above the membrane, its ligature, when divided too high, is no easy matter. ..."