unsay

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un·say

 (ŭn-sā′)
tr.v. un·said (-sĕd′), un·say·ing, un·says
To retract (something said).

unsay

(ʌnˈseɪ)
vb, -says, -saying or -said
(tr) to retract or withdraw (something said or written)

un•say

(ʌnˈseɪ)

v.t. -said, -say•ing.
to withdraw (something said), as if it had never been said; retract.
[1425–75]

unsay


Past participle: unsaid
Gerund: unsaying

Imperative
unsay
unsay
Present
I unsay
you unsay
he/she/it unsays
we unsay
you unsay
they unsay
Preterite
I unsaid
you unsaid
he/she/it unsaid
we unsaid
you unsaid
they unsaid
Present Continuous
I am unsaying
you are unsaying
he/she/it is unsaying
we are unsaying
you are unsaying
they are unsaying
Present Perfect
I have unsaid
you have unsaid
he/she/it has unsaid
we have unsaid
you have unsaid
they have unsaid
Past Continuous
I was unsaying
you were unsaying
he/she/it was unsaying
we were unsaying
you were unsaying
they were unsaying
Past Perfect
I had unsaid
you had unsaid
he/she/it had unsaid
we had unsaid
you had unsaid
they had unsaid
Future
I will unsay
you will unsay
he/she/it will unsay
we will unsay
you will unsay
they will unsay
Future Perfect
I will have unsaid
you will have unsaid
he/she/it will have unsaid
we will have unsaid
you will have unsaid
they will have unsaid
Future Continuous
I will be unsaying
you will be unsaying
he/she/it will be unsaying
we will be unsaying
you will be unsaying
they will be unsaying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unsaying
you have been unsaying
he/she/it has been unsaying
we have been unsaying
you have been unsaying
they have been unsaying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unsaying
you will have been unsaying
he/she/it will have been unsaying
we will have been unsaying
you will have been unsaying
they will have been unsaying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unsaying
you had been unsaying
he/she/it had been unsaying
we had been unsaying
you had been unsaying
they had been unsaying
Conditional
I would unsay
you would unsay
he/she/it would unsay
we would unsay
you would unsay
they would unsay
Past Conditional
I would have unsaid
you would have unsaid
he/she/it would have unsaid
we would have unsaid
you would have unsaid
they would have unsaid
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unsay - take back what one has saidunsay - take back what one has said; "He swallowed his words"
repudiate, disown, renounce - cast off; "She renounced her husband"; "The parents repudiated their son"
Translations

unsay

[ˈʌnˈseɪ] (unsaid (pt, pp)) VTdesdecirse de

unsay

pret, ptp <unsaid>
References in classic literature ?
Having first, therefore, laid violent hands on the horses, for whose escape from the stable no place but the window was left open, he next applied himself to his sister; softened and soothed her, by unsaying all he had said, and by assertions directly contrary to those which had incensed her.
Porete's divine gender dynamic and Eckhart's virgin soul that births God's Son also reveal that "the apophatic unsaying of the substantialist Deity [is] .