pull out from an agreement, contract, statement, etc.
"The landlord cannot resile from the lease"
bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet(verb)
spring back; spring away from an impact
"The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
abjure, recant, forswear, retract, resile(verb)
formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
"He retracted his earlier statements about his religion"; "She abjured her beliefs"
return to the original position or state after being stretched or compressed
"The rubber tubes resile"
To start back; to recoil; to recede from a purpose.
To spring back; rebound; resume the original form or position, as an elastic body.
Origin: resilio through French resilir; from re (back) + salio.
to start back; to recoil; to recede from a purpose
Origin: [L. resilire to leap or spring back; pref. re- re- + salire to leap, spring. See Salient.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-zīl′, v.i. to leap back: to fly from: to recoil, to recede:—pr.p. resīl′ing; pa.p. resīled′.—ns. Resile′ment; Resil′ience, Resil′iency, act of springing back or rebounding.—adj. Resil′ient, springing back or rebounding.—ns. Resili′tion; Resiluā′tion, renewed attack. [O. Fr.,—L. resilīre, to leap back—re-, back, salīre, to leap.]
The numerical value of resile in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of resile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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