Associations to the word «Repent»


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

Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
Mohandas Gandhi