Examples of renege in a Sentence
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
Recent Examples of renege from the Web
The explanation of Trump allies that he was obliged to renege on the deal because of a campaign promise is bogus: Trump has broken several such pledges already.
Contracts mean something, so don’t renege on your promise.
In a wide-ranging interview Tuesday, Zarif said a U.S. withdrawal from the landmark 2015 accord would undermine Trump's talks with North Korea by proving that America reneges on its promises.
Brendan Gant has reneged on his commitment to Alabama.
Macron and Merkel will try to persuade Trump not to renege on the deal.
In the most sweeping lawsuit filed by a food vendor, Sorkin’s company — Julius Silvert Inc. — contends that Garces fell into debt and then reneged on an agreement to repay $848,000.
Netanyahu’s government backed off initial plans to deport them, but in early April reneged on an agreement with the UN that would give them permanent status in Israel, leaving the refugees in limbo.
Many shudder at the story of Kraft, an American food giant, which swallowed Cadbury, a beloved chocolatier, in 2010, then reneged on a pledge not to close a factory.
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Definition of renege for English Language Learners
: to refuse to do something that you promised or agreed to do
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