Renege - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈniːɡ|  American pronunciation of the word renege
Brit.  |rɪˈneɪɡ|  British pronunciation of the word renege

noun

- the mistake of not following suit when able to do so (syn: revoke)

verb

- fail to fulfill a promise or obligation

Examples

They had promised to pay her tuition but later reneged.

...my so-called best friend promised to help me move, only to renege come Saturday morning...

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: renege
he/she/it: reneges
present participle: reneging
past tense: reneged
past participle: reneged
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