Associations to the word «Repent»

Wiktionary

REPENT, verb. (intransitive) To feel pain, sorrow, or regret for what one has done or omitted to do; the cause for repenting may be indicated with "of".
REPENT, verb. (theology) (intransitive) To be sorry for sin as morally evil, and to seek forgiveness; to cease to practice sin and to love.
REPENT, verb. (transitive) To feel pain on account of; to remember with sorrow.
REPENT, verb. (transitive) To be sorry for, to regret.
REPENT, verb. (archaic) (transitive) To cause to have sorrow or regret.
REPENT, verb. (obsolete) (reflexive) To cause (oneself) to feel pain or regret.
REPENT, adjective. (chiefly botany) Creeping along the ground.

Dictionary definition

REPENT, verb. Turn away from sin or do penitence.
REPENT, verb. Feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about.

Wise words

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
Yiddish Proverb