The definition of 'recants' & the word 'recants' in example sentences or phrases

Verb
1
formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
  1. He retracted his earlier statements about his religion
  2. She abjured her beliefs

Synonyms of the word 'recants' & Antonyms of the word 'recants'.

Verb
Synonymsabjure, forswear, retract, resile, recant,