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 words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.