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English noun: renege

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


Synonymsrevoke


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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