Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) mistake, error, fault (a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention) "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults"
- S: (n) defect, fault, flaw (an imperfection in an object or machine) "a flaw caused the crystal to shatter"; "if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer"
- S: (n) demerit, fault (the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection) "they discussed the merits and demerits of her novel"; "he knew his own faults much better than she did"
- S: (n) fault, faulting, geological fault, shift, fracture, break ((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"
- S: (n) fault ((electronics) equipment failure attributable to some defect in a circuit (loose connection or insulation failure or short circuit etc.)) "it took much longer to find the fault than to fix it"
- S: (n) fault (responsibility for a bad situation or event) "it was John's fault"
- S: (n) fault ((sports) a serve that is illegal (e.g., that lands outside the prescribed area)) "he served too many double faults"