verb (reneg, ing)
Etymology: From (term, renego), from (term, nego, , deny). See also (term, renegade).
- (intransitive) To break a promise or commitment; to go back on one's word.
- (intransitive) In a card game, to break one's commitment to follow suit when capable.
- (transitive) (archaic) To deny; to renounce
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