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what is the opposite to retract?

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  1. NikeSwag
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    lol i think its protract

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  2. NachoCheese
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    NikeSwag has it right. It's protract, which means to extend forward or outward.

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    depending on the usage of the word "retract", other possible opposites are : corroborate, emphasize, reaffirm, repeat

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    In a legal or contractual sense, retracting something [statement, etc.] means "to no longer adhere to." In that sense, two opposites appear: First, to not retract (initially), would be ADHERE (TO) - or avidly maintain http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adhere Second, to reverse a retraction, would be to AFFIRM - or assert as valid http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/affirm Again, NikeSwag correctly identified PROTRACT as the denotational antonym of retract: Retract - to draw back or in Protract - to extend forward or outward

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    u should be a fan of me llort :)

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