What does the word repent mean to you personally?

I see the word repent used many times, & like wise the phrase "repent your sins". I think my understanding of both the word & the phrase may be different than the accepted norm, LOL! So, what does the word "repent" mean to you exactly? Likewise, what do you mean when you say "Repent your... show more I see the word repent used many times, & like wise the phrase "repent your sins".
I think my understanding of both the word & the phrase may be different than the accepted norm, LOL!
So, what does the word "repent" mean to you exactly?
Likewise, what do you mean when you say "Repent your sins"?
If one is to repent, what is the process or technique involved?
I simply wish to understand how others understand & use this term.
Thank You for answering!
Many Blessings!
Update: I do not give TD!
Update 2: Thank you all for answering!
These are all wonderful answers & I have a difficult time choosing a BA.
Many Blessings!
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