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
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Trump's aides have been wary of North Korea's diplomatic overtures because of its history of reneging on international commitments and the failure of efforts on disarmament by previous US administrations.
This isn't even the first time a Bachelor chose one woman, only to renege and choose another (kindly Google: Jason Mesnick).
The lawsuit accused Coastal of failing to pay the subcontractor, Enviroworks Inc., nearly $400,000 in labor and equipment costs and of reneging on a profit sharing agreement that cheated the subcontractor out of about $1.7 million.
Regency said Crescent reneged on the deal, despite the fact that Regency had done the initial legwork to secure the Whole Foods as a tenant.
The Colts have been forced to resume their coaching search after Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels reneged on an agreement to accept the job by electing to stay to New England on Tuesday.
Earlier this month China reneged on an agreement with Taiwan by announcing four new commercial air routes that run either close to the median line dividing the Taiwan Strait or close to Taiwan’s main offshore islands.
On Monday, the governor cried foul publicly, claiming that the federal government had reneged on its commitment to Chihuahua.
And Trump would know that Trump is prone to reneging on contracts and could take back part, or all, of that carrot.
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Origin and Etymology of renege
First Known Use: 1548See Words from the same year
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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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