Translation of "recant" - English-Spanish dictionary

recant

verb uk /rɪˈkænt/ us /rɪˈkænt/ formal

to announce in public that your past beliefs or statements were wrong and that you no longer agree with them

retractarse (de)
After a year spent in solitary confinement, he publicly recanted (his views).
recantation noun uk /ˌriː.kænˈteɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌriː.kænˈteɪ.ʃən/

retractación

(Translation of “recant” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)