A lot of thesaurus - A little bit dictionary


Overview of noun failure
1. failure -- (an act that fails; "his failure to pass the test")

2. failure -- (an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose; "the surprise party was a complete failure")

3. failure -- (lack of success; "he felt that his entire life had been a failure"; "that year there was a crop failure")

4. failure, loser, nonstarter, unsuccessful person -- (a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently)

5. failure -- (an unexpected omission; "he resented my failure to return his call"; "the mechanic's failure to check the brakes")

6. bankruptcy, failure -- (inability to discharge all your debts as they come due; "the company had to declare bankruptcy"; "fraudulent loans led to the failure of many banks")

7. failure -- (loss of ability to function normally; "kidney failure")

Made possible by Princeton University "About WordNet." WordNet. Princeton University. 2010. http://wordnet.princeton.edu