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1 fault

A wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention:
— I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults.

synoniemen: error, mistake.

Roget 947: guilt, guiltiness; culpability; criminality, criminousness; deviation from rectitude etc. (improbity) 940; sinfulness etc. (vice) 945.    ... meer laten zien

Roget 945: vice; evil-doing, evil courses; wrongdoing; wickedness, viciousness etc. adj.; iniquity, peccability, demerit; sin, Adam; old Adam, ... meer laten zien

Roget 927: dereliction of duty; fault etc. (guilt) 947; sin etc. (vice) 945; non-observance, non-performance; neglect, relaxation, infraction, ... meer laten zien

Roget 732: failure; nonsuccess, nonfulfillment; dead failure, successlessness; abortion, miscarriage; brutum fulmen etc. 158 [Lat.]; labor in vain etc. (inutility) 645; ... meer laten zien

Roget 495: error, fallacy; misconception, misapprehension, misstanding, misunderstanding; inexactness etc. adj.; laxity; misconstruction etc. (misinterpretation) 523; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: abuis, afdwaling, feil, fout, lapsus, onjuistheid, vergissing, verwarring
Pools: omylenie się, pomylenie się, potknięcie się



2 fault

An imperfection in an object or machine.

synoniemen: defect, flaw.

Roget 651: imperfection; imperfectness etc. adj.; deficiency; inadequacy etc. (insufficiency) 640; peccancy etc. (badness) 649; immaturity ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: mankement, gebrek, fout, defect
Pools: brak, niedociągnięcie, niedostatek, uchybienie

3 fault

The quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection:
— He knew his own faults much better than she did.

synoniem: demerit.

Nederlands: feil, fout, ondeugd, tekort, tekortkoming, zwak, zwakheid, zwakte

4 fault

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.

synoniemen: break, faulting, fracture, geological fault, shift.

Roget 70: discontinuity; disjunction etc. 44; anacoluthon; interruption, break, fracture, flaw, fault, crack, cut; gap etc. ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: breuk, breuklijn
Pools: uskok

5 fault

electronics Equipment failure attributable to some defect in a circuit (loose connection or insulation failure or short circuit etc.).

6 fault

Responsibility for a bad situation or event.

7 fault

sports A serve that is illegal (e.g., that lands outside the prescribed area).

werkwoord

1 fault

Put or pin the blame on.

synoniem: blame.

Nederlands: aanwrijven


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: aberrancy, aberration, abysm, abyss, accountability, accountable, accuse, answerability, answerable, arroyo, at fault, atrocity, bad habit, besetting sin, birthmark, blackhead, blame, blameworthy, bleb, blemish ... meer laten zien.

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