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Definition of repent:

  1. Prostrate and rooting; - said of stems.
  2. Same as Reptant.
  3. To be sorry for sin as morally evil, and to seek forgiveness; to cease to love and practice sin.
  4. To cause to have sorrow or regret; - used impersonally.
  5. To change the mind, or the course of conduct, on account of regret or dissatisfaction.
  6. To feel pain on account of; to remember with sorrow.
  7. To feel pain, sorrow, or regret, for what one has done or omitted to do.
  8. To feel regret or sorrow; - used reflexively.

Synonyms:

be caught with your pants down, deplore, feel bad (about something), blush, make a fool of yourself, atone, aby, cringe, regret, abye, feel awful, bemoan, rue, abye, lament, reproach yourself, wince, expiate, hang your head, be penitent, be ashamed of someone.

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