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English noun: renege

1. renege (act) the mistake of not following suit when able to do so


Broader (hypernym)error, fault, mistake

Part meronymcard game, cards

English verb: renege

1. renege (communication) fail to fulfill a promise or obligation

SamplesShe backed out of her promise.

Synonymsgo back on, renege on, renegue on

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

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

Entailassure, promise

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