relent - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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/rɪˈlent/
present tense
I/you/we/theyrelent
he/she/itrelents
present participlerelenting
past tenserelented
past participlerelented
  1. 1
    to change your mind about not allowing something to happen or not letting someone do something

    My parents finally relented and let us go to the party.

  2. 2
    if rain or snow relents, it stops being so severe
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