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Overview of verb resile

The verb resile has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. resile

(pull out from an agreement, contract, statement, etc.; "The landlord cannot resile from the lease")

2. bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet

(spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide")

3. abjure, recant, forswear, retract, resile

(formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure; "He retracted his earlier statements about his religion"; "She abjured her beliefs")

4. resile

(return to the original position or state after being stretched or compressed; "The rubber tubes resile") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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