Antonyms
Etymology

1. repent

verb. ['rɪˈpɛnt'] turn away from sin or do penitence.

Antonyms

  • stay

Etymology

  • repentir (French)
  • repo (Latin)

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How do you pronounce repent?

Pronounce repent as rɪˈpɛnt.

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Example sentences of the word repent


1. Verb, base form
In some nations, the accused are offered a chance to repent and accept Islam rather than face death.

Quotes containing the word repent


1. Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.
- Dale Carnegie

2. It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
- Muriel Spark

3. A woman has to live her life, or live to repent not having lived it.
- D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley's Lover

2. repent

verb. ['rɪˈpɛnt'] feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about.

Synonyms

  • rue
  • experience
  • regret

Antonyms

  • incognizance
  • lose
  • happiness
  • enjoy

Etymology

  • repentir (French)
  • repo (Latin)
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