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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·pent v. i. [imp. & p. p. Repented; p. pr. & vb. n. Repenting.]
 1. To feel pain, sorrow, or regret, for what one has done or omitted to do.
 First she relents
 With pity; of that pity then repents.   --Dryden.
 2. To change the mind, or the course of conduct, on account of regret or dissatisfaction.
    Lest, peradventure, the people repent when they see war, and they return to Egypt.   --Ex. xiii. 17.
 3. Theol. To be sorry for sin as morally evil, and to seek forgiveness; to cease to love and practice sin.
    Except ye repent, ye shall likewise perish.   --Luke xii. 3.