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resile

resile

resile - Dictionary definition and meaning for word resile

Definition
(verb) pull out from an agreement, contract, statement, etc.
Example Sentence
  • The landlord cannot resile from the lease

Definition
(verb) spring back; spring away from an impact
Example Sentence
  • The rubber ball bounced
  • These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide

Definition
(verb) formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
Synonyms : abjure , forswear , recant , retract
Example Sentence
  • He retracted his earlier statements about his religion
  • She abjured her beliefs

Definition
(verb) return to the original position or state after being stretched or compressed
Example Sentence
  • The rubber tubes resile

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for resile

sounds like re + sale, when u offer for sale there is an agreement between the two when u re + sale it, it means u r pulling out the earlier agreement
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