Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger convinced Reagan to renege on his support for these cuts, so they never happened.
Dubowitz, however, says he is concerned Moscow could renege on its promise not to sell Iran the S-300.
Will Syria collapse or Egypt renege on the Camp David Accords?
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.