• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Renegate a renegade
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Sp.,—Low L. renegatus—L. re-, inten., negāre, -ātum, to deny.


In literature:

But the Cooke company treacherously reneged.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
God I'll wed him, and I'll not renege.
"The Playboy of the Western World" by J. M. Synge
We fought for the royal Stuarts that reneged us against the Williamites and they betrayed us.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
The USA and the EU reneged on all their commitments: financial as well as humanitarian.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
Then she made a big fuss, but it was too late to renege.
"Jane Allen: Right Guard" by Edith Bancroft
He'll never have to explain why his father reneged on a job he was trusted to do.
"Sonnie-Boy's People" by James B. Connolly
You're going to renege, are you?
"The Fifth Ace" by Douglas Grant
Filipson wouldn't renege, but generals were expendable.
"A Matter of Proportion" by Anne Walker
The only penalty for a renege is two tricks.
"Competition" by James Causey
I am young enough to have been annoyed, and altogether eject and renegate the whole idea of political affairs.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson

In news:

Chen says China reneging on deal Keith B Richburg and William Wan.
They reneged on the promise.
For months now, the Senate Democrats have been slamming their Republican counterparts for reneging on their pledge to ex-NYC Mayor Ed Koch in support of independent and nonpartisan redistricting.
But records obtained by The Courier-Journal show that several of those council members reneged on their promise to go on furloughs.
Most of the council members who reneged said they thought the money would be removed from their paychecks automatically or didn't know how to make it work.
Lineman Tyrell Chavis reneges on commitment to Virginia, according to report.
The Big East Conference dropped its lawsuit accusing Texas Christian University of reneging on an agreement to join the college sports organization when it instead signed on with the Big 12.
Detroit Institute of Arts reneges on free admission by charging for special exhibits.
The stunning songstress has been slapped with a $100 million lawsuit by her ex-boyfriend/manager, who charges she reneged on a.
This ballot-box budgeting measure reneges on another budget deal from 2009.
Deadbeat Daughter-in-Law Reneges on Co-Signed Loan.
Metrohealth CEO- Designate Reneges, Stays in NJ.
Journal accuses Roche of reneging on promise to release the full trial data.
The town of Waterford's water commissioners are suing the town of Halfmoon for nearly $7.7 million, alleging Halfmoon has reneged on a long-term water purchase deal.
Marlins reneged on verbal no-trade assurances.

In science:

Glynn. 2003a. A diffusion approximation for a Markovian queue with reneging.
Martingale proofs of many-server heavy-traffic limits for Markovian queues
Glynn. 2005. A diffusion approximation for a GI /GI /1 queue with balking or reneging.
Martingale proofs of many-server heavy-traffic limits for Markovian queues