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fault

synonym (synonym of fault)

  • (noun.act)
    a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.state)
    an imperfection in an object or machine (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.object)
    (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other (noun.object)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    put or pin the blame on (verb.communication)
     

antonym (antonym of fault)

  • (verb.communication)
    let off the hook (verb.communication)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    any admirable quality or attribute (noun.attribute)
     

hypernym (fault IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (electronics) equipment failure attributable to some defect in a circuit (loose connection or insulation failure or short circuit etc.) (noun.event)
    a cessation of normal operation (noun.event)
     
  • (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other (noun.object)
    a long narrow opening (noun.object)
     
  • (sports) a serve that is illegal (e.g., that lands outside the prescribed area) (noun.act)
    (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play (noun.act)
     
  • a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention (noun.act)
    an act that does not achieve its intended goal (noun.act)
     
  • an imperfection in an object or machine (noun.state)
    the state or an instance of being imperfect (noun.state)
     
  • put or pin the blame on (verb.communication)
    blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against (verb.communication)
     
  • responsibility for a bad situation or event (noun.attribute)
    a form of trustworthiness; the trait of being answerable to someone for something or being responsible for one's conduct (noun.attribute)
     
  • the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection (noun.attribute)
    the quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful (noun.attribute)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF fault relation)

  • (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other (noun.object)
    a geological fault in which one side is above the other (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a geological fault in which one of the adjacent surfaces appears to have moved horizontally (noun.object)
     
  • (sports) a serve that is illegal (e.g., that lands outside the prescribed area) (noun.act)
    (tennis) two successive faults in serving resulting in the loss of the point (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a fault that occurs when the server in tennis fails to keep both feet behind the baseline (noun.act)
     
  • a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention (noun.act)
    an act that brings discredit to the person who does it (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a mistake that results from taking one thing to be another (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the mistake of incurring liability or blame (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a mistake in calculating (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the mistake of misrepresenting the facts (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc. (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (sport) the mistake of occupying an illegal position on the playing field (in football, soccer, ice hockey, field hockey, etc.) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a mistake resulting from inattention (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a mistake resulting from neglect (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an embarrassing mistake (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    something badly botched or muddled (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a stupid mistake (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the mistake of not following suit when able to do so (noun.act)
     
  • an imperfection in an object or machine (noun.state)
    a flaw on a surface resulting when an applied substance does not adhere (as an air bubble in a coat of paint) (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a fault or defect in a computer program, system, or machine (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a fault (noun.state)
     

instance hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF fault relation (represent specific [usually real-world] instances of something))

  • (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other (noun.object)
    a major open geological fault in Alaska (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a major geological fault in California; runs from San Diego to San Francisco; the source of serious earthquakes (noun.object)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • (noun.location)
    (geology) line determined by the intersection of a geological fault and the earth's surface (noun.location)
     

derivation (.... is derived from fault)

  • (verb.change)
    become separated into pieces or fragments (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    break into pieces (verb.change)
     
  • a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention (noun.act)
    to make a mistake or be incorrect (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    put or pin the blame on (verb.communication)
     
  • (adj.all)
    characterized by errors; not agreeing with a model or not following established rules (adj.all)
     
  • an imperfection in an object or machine (noun.state)
    add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or defective (verb.change)
     
  • (adj.all)
    having a defect (adj.all)
     
  • put or pin the blame on (verb.communication)
    a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    responsibility for a bad situation or event (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed (noun.communication)
     
  • (adj.all)
    deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious (adj.all)
     

domain category (fault is domain category of ....)

  • (electronics) equipment failure attributable to some defect in a circuit (loose connection or insulation failure or short circuit etc.) (noun.event)
    the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices (noun.cognition)
     
  • (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other (noun.object)
    a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks (noun.cognition)
     
  • (sports) a serve that is illegal (e.g., that lands outside the prescribed area) (noun.act)
    a game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a game played on a court with light long-handled rackets used to volley a shuttlecock over a net (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court (noun.act)
     
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