Fault: definitions, synonyms, antonyms, examples and more!

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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Antonyms Hypernym Topic
error 15 A wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention he made a bad mistake, she was quick to point out my errors, I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults Noun No Data nonaccomplishment No Data
mistake 13 A wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention he made a bad mistake, she was quick to point out my errors, I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults Noun No Data nonaccomplishment No Data
blame 12 Put or pin the blame on No Data Verb absolve charge No Data
fault 8 A wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention he made a bad mistake, she was quick to point out my errors, I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults Noun No Data nonaccomplishment No Data
fault 4 An imperfection in an object or machine a flaw caused the crystal to shatter, if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer Noun No Data imperfection No Data
flaw 2 An imperfection in an object or machine a flaw caused the crystal to shatter, if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer Noun No Data imperfection No Data
break 1 (geology) a crack in the earth’s crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other they built it right over a geological fault, “he studied the faulting of the earth’s crust” Noun No Data crack geology
fault 1 Put or pin the blame on No Data Verb No Data charge No Data
fault 1 The quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection they discussed the merits and demerits of her novel, he knew his own faults much better than she did Noun No Data worth No Data
defect 1 An imperfection in an object or machine a flaw caused the crystal to shatter, if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer Noun No Data imperfection No Data
fault 0 (geology) a crack in the earth’s crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other they built it right over a geological fault, “he studied the faulting of the earth’s crust” Noun No Data crack geology
geological fault 0 (geology) a crack in the earth’s crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other they built it right over a geological fault, “he studied the faulting of the earth’s crust” Noun No Data crack geology
shift 0 (geology) a crack in the earth’s crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other they built it right over a geological fault, “he studied the faulting of the earth’s crust” Noun No Data crack geology
fracture 0 (geology) a crack in the earth’s crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other they built it right over a geological fault, “he studied the faulting of the earth’s crust” Noun No Data crack geology
demerit 0 The quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection they discussed the merits and demerits of her novel, he knew his own faults much better than she did Noun merit worth No Data
fault 0 (electronics) equipment failure attributable to some defect in a circuit (loose connection or insulation failure or short circuit etc.) it took much longer to find the fault than to fix it Noun No Data breakdown electronics
fault 0 Responsibility for a bad situation or event “it was John’s fault” Noun No Data responsibility No Data
fault 0 (sports) a serve that is illegal (e.g., that lands outside the prescribed area) he served too many double faults Noun No Data serve badminton
faulting 0 (geology) a crack in the earth’s crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other they built it right over a geological fault, “he studied the faulting of the earth’s crust” Noun No Data crack geology
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How many meanings does the word "Fault" have?

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The word "Fault" has 19 meanings. The most frequent meaning is error.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Fault"?

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The word "Fault" has 36 hyponyms which are: failure, mistake, negligence, accuse, blame, defame, indict, defect, defectiveness, failing, flaw, wart, chap, chink, crevasse, fatigue crack, fault, rift, slit, split, vent, demerit, merit, praisworthiness, price, value, worthwhileness, brake failure, engine failure, misfire, outage, power outage, accountability, dependability, ace, let.

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Is the word "Fault" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Fault" has a maximum frequency of 15.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Fault"?

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The word "Fault" has no synonyms.

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