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RENEGE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does renege mean? 

RENEGE (noun)
  The noun RENEGE has 1 sense:

1. the mistake of not following suit when able to do so

  Familiarity information: RENEGE used as a noun is very rare.


RENEGE (verb)
  The verb RENEGE has 1 sense:

1. fail to fulfill a promise or obligation

  Familiarity information: RENEGE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RENEGE (noun)


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Meaning:

The mistake of not following suit when able to do so

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

renege; revoke

Hypernyms ("renege" is a kind of...):

error; fault; mistake (a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention)

Holonyms ("renege" is a part of...):

card game; cards (a game played with playing cards)


RENEGE (verb)


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Meaning:

Fail to fulfill a promise or obligation

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

go back on; renege; renege on; renegue on

Context example:

She backed out of her promise

Hypernyms (to "renege" is one way to...):

annul; countermand; lift; overturn; repeal; rescind; reverse; revoke; vacate (annul by recalling or rescinding)

"Renege" entails doing...:

assure; promise (make a promise or commitment)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something


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