used in The Great Gatsby
only 1 use
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to take back; or to move back or in
in various senses, including:
- to take back something previously said — such as a promise or opinion
- to move back or in — such as an airplane's landing gear, or pulling your hand back after being burned
- in surgery, the use of a medical instrument to draw skin or an organ back out of the way
- A caddy retracted his statement, and the only other witness admitted that he might have been mistaken.
There are no more uses of "retract" in The Great Gatsby.