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RELENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does relent mean? 

RELENT (verb)
  The verb RELENT has 1 sense:

1. give in, as to influence or pressure

  Familiarity information: RELENT used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RELENT (verb)


Sense 1relent [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Give in, as to influence or pressure

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

relent; soften; yield

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "relent"):

truckle (yield to out of weakness)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s

Sentence example:

Sam and Sue relent


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