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REPENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does repent mean? 

REPENT (verb)
  The verb REPENT has 2 senses:

1. turn away from sin or do penitence
2. feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about

  Familiarity information: REPENT used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


REPENT (verb)


Sense 1repent [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Turn away from sin or do penitence

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Synonyms:

repent; atone

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 2repent [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Synonyms:

regret; rue; repent

Hypernyms (to "repent" is one way to...):

experience; feel (undergo an emotional sensation)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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