Meaning of renege
Pronunciation: (ri-nig', -neg', -nēg'), [key]
— v., n. -neged, -neg•ing,
- to play a card that is not of the suit led when one can follow suit; break a rule of play.
- to go back on one's word: He has reneged on his promise.
- to deny; disown; renounce.
- an act or instance of reneging.
- renege (Thesaurus)