Synonyms and Antonyms of relents
- the supervisor finally relented in the face of the petition, and allowed employees to take longer lunch breaks
- the fury of the storm relented, and the next day the sun finally broke through the clouds
abates, declines, decreases, de-escalates, dies (away or down or out), diminishes, drains (away), drops (off), dwindles, eases, ebbs, falls, falls away, lessens, lets up, lowers, moderates, palls, phases down, ratchets (down) also rachets (down) , recedes, remits, shrinks, subsides, tapers, tapers off, wanes
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