Definition of “relent” - English Dictionary

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relentverb [ I ]

us /rɪˈlent/

to do something you had refused to do before, or to allow someone to do something that you had refused to allow before:

For days we begged him to see a doctor about his cough, and finally he relented.

(Definition of “relent” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)