HyperDic: relent

English > 1 sense of the word relent:
VERBstativerelent, yield, softengive in, as to influence or pressure
relent > pronunciation
Soundsrihleh'nt
Rhymesaccent ... vent: 69 rhymes with ehnt...
English > relent: 1 sense > verb 1, stative
Meaninggive in, as to influence or pressure.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue relent
Synonymsyield, soften
NarrowertruckleYield to out of weakness
Oppositestand, remain firmhold one's ground
Spanishacceder, ceder, rendirse
Catalanaccedir, cedir

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