renege


renege

verb

Definition of RENEGE

1
to break a promise or agreement <my so-called best friend promised to help me move, only to renege come Saturday morning>
Phrases go back on
Near Antonyms adhere (to), follow through (with); comply (with), fulfill (or fulfil), honor, keep, satisfy
2
to solemnly or formally reject or go back on (as something formerly adhered to) <refused to renege the principles by which she had always lived her life, even if it resulted in losing her business>
Antonyms adhere (to)

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