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fault

fault

 
 
pronunciation:
fawlt
phrases:
at fault, to a fault
part of speech: noun
definition 1: something wrong with a thing or person that causes problems for someone or something else.
Nick's fault is talking too much.The car makes loud noises because of a fault in the engine.
synonyms:
defect, deficiency, flaw, shortcoming, weakness
similar words:
bug, glitch, hole, kink
definition 2: a mistake; error.
Her job at the factory is to find faults in the finished products.
synonyms:
defect, error, mistake, slip
similar words:
blunder, bug, offense, oversight
definition 3: responsibility for a mistake or error.
Whose fault is it that the work didn't get done?
synonyms:
blame
similar words:
guilt, responsibility
phrase: at fault
phrase: to a fault