relent

220 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ɹɪlˈɛnt], [ɹɪlˈɛnt], [ɹ_ɪ_l_ˈɛ_n_t]
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Synonyms for Relent:

forgive (verb)

absolve, acquit, condone, dismiss, excuse, exonerate, forbear, forget, forgive, overlook, pardon, remit, reprieve, show mercy, tolerate, vindicate.

pity (verb)

commiserate, condole, empathize, feel for, lament, pity, show compassion, sympathize, take pity on.

Other synonyms and related words:

abate, accede, accept, acquiesce, afford, agree, agreeable, allow, arrest, assent, be agreeable, be conservative, be merciful, be moderate, be pacifistic, bear, become cordial, become friendly, become less severe, become milder, bend, bend a little, benevolence, bestow, blink, bounty, bow, break, bring about, bring in, buckle under, buffer, calm down, capitulate, carry, cave in, cease opposition, cede, change one's mind, charity, clemency, come around, come round, commiseration, compassion, compassionate, compassionately, compensate, comply, compromise, concede, concur, consent, consent reluctantly, considerate, cool it, courtesy, cry uncle, cushion, damp, dampen, de-escalate, deferment, delay, detention, develop, die away, die down, dingy, dismal, donate, drab, dreary, drop, dwindle, ease, ease off, ease up, ease up on, ebb, extend, face the music, fall, favor, fold, friendliness, friendly, generate, generosity, gentleness, give, give ground, give in, give over, give quarter, give some slack, give up, give way, gloomy, go along with, go easy on, goodness, grace, grant, have mercy, have mercy on, have mercy upon, have pity, in sympathy with, interpret, keep the peace, keep within bounds, keep within compass, kindness, knock under, knuckle down, knuckle under, lamentable, lay back, lessen, let go, let it happen, let up on, lighten up, likeable, live temperately, live with, live with it, mellow out, melt, merciful, mercy, meritless, mince, mitigate, moderate, mollify, move over, not make waves, not resist, obey, parcere subjectis, pause, pay, pities, pitiful, pitying, pityingly, pleasant, practice nonviolence, put up with, quit, ratchet, recede, regretful, relax, relenting, remorseful, render, repent, resign, resign oneself, return, say uncle, settle down, show pity, slacken, slow, sober down, soft, soften, spare, stop fighting, strike a balance, submit, subside, succumb, swallow, swallow it, swallow the pill, sympathetic, sympathizer, sympathy, take, take in sail, take it, thaw, unbend, understanding, untighten, wane, warm, weaken, wipe the tears, yield.

Rhymes for Relent:

  1. lent, lament, bent, brent, spent, gent, extent, ferment, present, sent, event, supplement, unspent, meant, pent, prevent, rent, went, repent, scent, resent, cent, indent, torment, vent, dent, underwent, unsent, invent, represent, dissent, segment, intent, percent, descent, ghent, tent, tashkent, kent;
  2. assent, consent, augment, accent, ascent, cement, content;
  3. discontent, occident, malcontent, circumvent;
  4. misrepresent;

Quotes for Relent:

  1. I will never relent in defending America- whatever it takes. George W. Bush.
  2. We will never forget and we will not relent until our job is done. Doc Hastings.
  3. The anguish in London is a vivid reminder of why we cannot relent in taking the steps necessary to defend our homeland from the present terrorist threat. Mike Pence.