verb (used without object), re·neged, re·neg·ing.
verb (used with object), re·neged, re·neg·ing.
Origin of renege
Examples from the Web for reneging
Contemporary Examples of reneging
The men were accused of reneging on pledges to stop working for the Iraqi government.ISIS’s Futile Quest to Go Legit
January 5, 2015
Speaker John Boehner is open about the possibility of reneging.Michael Tomasky on GOP Plans to Sink the Economy
March 13, 2012
He later accused President Bush of reneging on “compassionate conservatism” and manipulating Christian voters.I Survived the Bush Presidency
The Daily Beast
January 8, 2009
Word Origin for renege
1540s, "deny, renounce, abandon," from Medieval Latin renegare, from Latin re-, here probably an intensive prefix, + negare "deny" (see deny). Meaning "change one's mind" is from 1784. Related: Reneged; reneging.