It can be traced back at least to the Middle English word nigon, which has the
same meaning, and is perhaps related to the Old ...
Jul 13, 2012 ... I used the word "renege" in a meeting the other day (something like, "the ..... and
historical evidence often doesn't work, and it can backfire too.
History is full of promises and commitments and treaties that were reneged on, ...
welshes on his deals"); however, since that word may have come from Welsh, ...
Renege definition, Cards. to play a card that is not of the suit led when one can
follow suit; ... to go back on one's word: ... Word Origin and History for renege
renege (v.) Look up renege at Dictionary.com: 1540s, "deny, renounce, abandon,
" from Medieval Latin renegare, from Latin re-, ... Related: Reneged; reneging.
Jun 2, 2009 ... Renege. A thousand times no. Dear Word Detective: All through my adolescent
and adult life I have used the word “renege” when it comes to ...
Random Word. 2. renig. a common misspelling of renege. ... renig - I told her don'
t renege, but Candy refused to sell the car for $2000 after she realized the A/C ...
Oct 24, 2013 ... At this point in history, we should all know that it is ridiculous to say that American
Indians reneged on their promise to give European ... Over time, word origins are
forgotten, and words and phrases that were previously taboo ...
renege (third-person singular simple present reneges, present participle
reneging, ... (intransitive) To break a promise or commitment; to go back on one's
It comes to us by way of the French, from the Middle Latin word renegare, which
in turn comes from the Old Latin prefix re- (again) and negare (to.