Thesaurus

relented

verb , past tense of relent

Synonyms and Antonyms of relented

1 to cease resistance (as to another's arguments, demands, or control)
  • the supervisor finally relented in the face of the petition, and allowed employees to take longer lunch breaks
Synonyms of relented
Words Related to relented
Phrases Synonymous with relented
Near Antonyms of relented
Antonyms of relented

Learn More about relented


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up relented? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

suitable to be imparted to the public

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!