Associations to the word «Relent»


RELENT, noun. Stay; stop; delay.
RELENT, verb. To become less severe or intense; to become less hard, harsh, or cruel; to soften in temper; to become more mild and tender; to feel compassion.
RELENT, verb. To slacken; to abate.
RELENT, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To lessen, make less severe or fast.
RELENT, verb. (dated) To become less rigid or hard; to soften; to yield; to dissolve; to melt; to deliquesce.

Dictionary definition

RELENT, verb. Give in, as to influence or pressure.

Wise words

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.