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English verb: go back on

1. go back on (communication) fail to fulfill a promise or obligation


SamplesShe backed out of her promise.


Synonymsrenege, renege on, renegue on


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)annul, countermand, lift, overturn, repeal, rescind, reverse, revoke, vacate


Entailassure, promise









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