Translation of "relent" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /rɪˈlent/ us /rɪˈlent/

to allow something that you refused to allow before

ablandarse, ceder
The security guard relented and let them through.

(Translation of “relent” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /rəˈlent/

to become less severe or unkind; to agree after refusing at first

ablandarse, ceder
At first she wouldn’t let them go to the cinema, but in the end she relented.
relentless adjective

without pity; not allowing anything to keep one from what one is doing or trying to do

The police fight a relentless battle against crime.
relentlessly adverb

It rained relentlessly all night long.
relentlessness noun


(Translation of “relent” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)