Definitions for repentˈri pənt, rɪˈpɛnt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word repent
turn away from sin or do penitence
repent, regret, rue(verb)
feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about
To feel pain, sorrow, or regret for what one has done or omitted to do; the cause for repenting may be indicated with "of".
To be sorry for sin as morally evil, and to seek forgiveness; to cease to love and practice sin.
To feel pain on account of; to remember with sorrow.
To be sorry for, to regret.
I repent my sins.
To cause to have sorrow or regret.
To cause (oneself) to feel pain or regret.
Origin: From repentir, from re- + a late derivative of poenitere, alteration of paenitere.
prostrate and rooting; -- said of stems
same as Reptant
to feel pain, sorrow, or regret, for what one has done or omitted to do
to change the mind, or the course of conduct, on account of regret or dissatisfaction
to be sorry for sin as morally evil, and to seek forgiveness; to cease to love and practice sin
to feel pain on account of; to remember with sorrow
to feel regret or sorrow; -- used reflexively
to cause to have sorrow or regret; -- used impersonally
Origin: [L. repens, -entis, creeping, p. pr. of repere to creep.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
To err is human, to repent divine, to persist devilish.
We often marry in despair, so that we repent of it all our life after.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
There are always the naysayers and the agnostics when it comes to God trying to reach mankind in His urgent message to repent.
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Translations for repent
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- penedir-seCatalan, Valencian
- bedauern, bereuenGerman
- katua, parannus, surra, kaduttaa, kääntyä, surettaaFinnish
- se repentir, repentirFrench
- betreuren, berouw hebbenDutch
- angreNorwegian Nynorsk
- arrepender-se, arrependerPortuguese
- жалеть, сокрушаться, каяться, сожалеть, покаяться, раскаиваться, раскаятьсяRussian
- pokajati, kajati, кајати, покајатиSerbo-Croatian
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