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Meaning of word fault from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

fault   noun

Meaning : A wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention.

Example : He made a bad mistake.
She was quick to point out my errors.
I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults.

Synonyms : error, mistake

वह कार्य जो लापरवाही या ग़लत विचार के कारण होता है।

रमा ने अपने पिता से अपनी भूल की क्षमा माँगी।
अनुबंध, अनुबन्ध, अपचार, अपराध, अशुद्धि, कज, कारस्तानी, कारिस्तानी, कुसूर, खता, ख़ता, गलती, ग़लती, चूक, त्रुटि, नागा, नुक़्स, नुक्स, भूल, विपर्यय

Meaning : An imperfection in an object or machine.

Example : A flaw caused the crystal to shatter.
If there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer.

Synonyms : defect, flaw

Meaning : The quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection.

Example : They discussed the merits and demerits of her novel.
He knew his own faults much better than she did.

Synonyms : demerit

Any admirable quality or attribute.

Work of great merit.
merit, virtue

Meaning : (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other.

Example : They built it right over a geological fault.
He studied the faulting of the earth's crust.

Synonyms : break, faulting, fracture, geological fault, shift

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

Example : It took much longer to find the fault than to fix it.

Meaning : Responsibility for a bad situation or event.

Example : It was John's fault.

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

Example : He served too many double faults.

fault   verb

Meaning : Put or pin the blame on.

Synonyms : blame

Let off the hook.

I absolve you from this responsibility.
absolve, free


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