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Definitions for fail

  • verb - get worse; "Her health is declining"
  • verb - stop operating or functioning; "The engine finally went"; "The car died on the road"; "The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town"; "The coffee maker broke"; "The engine failed on the way to town"; "her eyesight went after the accident"
  • verb - prove insufficient; "The water supply for the town failed after a long drought"
  • verb - disappoint
  • verb - become bankrupt or insolvent; fail financially and close; "The toy company went bankrupt after the competition hired cheap Mexican labor"; "A number of banks failed that year"
  • verb - fall short in what is expected; "She failed in her obligations as a good daughter-in-law"; "We must not fail his obligation to the victims of the Holocaust"
  • verb - fail to get a passing grade; "She studied hard but failed nevertheless"; "Did I fail the test?"
  • verb - judge unacceptable; "The teacher failed six students"
  • verb - be unsuccessful; "Where do today's public schools fail?"; "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"
  • verb - fail to do something; leave something undone; "She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib"; "The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account"
  • verb - be unable; "I fail to understand your motives"
  • Pronounciation of fail

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    Synonyms for fail

    give out break down bomb neglect go bad conk out run out flush it give way go betray go wrong die break flunk miscarry

    Antonyms for fail

    pass succeed manage

    Holonyms for fail

    No holonyms found for fail.

    Hyponyms for fail

    fluff bollocks up foul up fall founder default on burn out misfunction botch botch up ball up spoil bollix bobble mess up shipwreck flop choke crash blow take it on the chin bodge muff muck up bollix up mishandle fuck up fall through lose track go down misfire miss bumble flub bungle bollocks louse up strike out fall flat default blow out malfunction overreach fumble screw up

    Hypernyms for fail

    disappoint judge worsen let down decline evaluate change pass judgment

    Meronyms for fail

    No meronyms found for fail.