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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. Failure to perform a task or fulfill an obligation, especially failure to meet a financial obligation: in default on a loan.
  • n. Law Failure to make a required court appearance.
  • n. The failure of one or more competitors or teams to participate in a contest: won the championship by default.
  • n. Computer Science A particular setting or value for a variable that is assigned automatically by an operating system and remains in effect unless canceled or overridden by the operator: changed the default for the font in the word processing program.
  • n. A situation or condition that obtains in the absence of active intervention.
  • verb-intransitive. To fail to do what is required.
  • verb-intransitive. To fail to pay money when it is due.
  • verb-intransitive. Law To fail to appear in court when summoned.
  • verb-intransitive. Law To lose a case by not appearing.
  • verb-intransitive. To fail to take part in or complete a scheduled contest.
  • v. To fail to perform or pay.
  • v. Law To lose (a case) by failing to appear in court.
  • v. To fail to take part in or complete (a contest, for example).
  • idiom. in default of Through the failure, absence, or lack of.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. The condition of failing to meet an obligation.
  • n. the original software programming settings as set by the factory
  • n. A loss incurred by failing to compete.
  • n. A selection made in the absence of an alternative.
  • n. A value used when none has been given; a tentative value or standard that is presumed.
  • n. The failure of a defendant to appear and answer a summons and complaint.
  • v. To fail to meet an obligation.
  • v. To lose a competition by failing to compete.
  • v. To assume a value when none was given; to presume a tentative value or standard.
  • v. To fail to appear and answer a summons and complaint.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. A failing or failure; omission of that which ought to be done; neglect to do what duty or law requires.
  • n. Fault; offense; ill deed; wrong act; failure in virtue or wisdom.
  • n. A neglect of, or failure to take, some step necessary to secure the benefit of law, as a failure to appear in court at a day assigned, especially of the defendant in a suit when called to make answer; also of jurors, witnesses, etc.
  • verb-intransitive. To fail in duty; to offend.
  • verb-intransitive. To fail in fulfilling a contract, agreement, or duty.
  • verb-intransitive. To fail to appear in court; to let a case go by default.
  • v. To fail to perform or pay; to be guilty of neglect of; to omit.
  • v. To call a defendant or other party whose duty it is to be present in court, and make entry of his default, if he fails to appear; to enter a default against.
  • v. To leave out of account; to omit.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. A failing or failure; an omission of that which ought to be done; neglect to do what duty, obligation, or law requires; specifically, in law, a failure to perform a required act in a lawsuit within the required time, as to plead or appear in court, or omission to meet a pecuniary obligation when due.
  • n. Lack; want; failure; defect.
  • n. A fault; an offense; a misdeed; a wrong act.
  • n. In hunting, a lost scent.
  • To fail in fulfilling or satisfying an engagement, claim, or obligation; especially, to fail in meeting a legal or pecuniary obligation at the proper time, as appearance in court, the payment of a debt, or the accounting for funds intrusted to one's care: as, a defaulting defendant or debtor; he has defaulted on his bond, or in his trust.
  • To fail in duty; offend.
  • To omit; neglect.
  • To fail in the performance of.
  • In law, to declare (a defendant) in default and enter judgment against (him).
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. loss resulting from failure of a debt to be paid
  • v. fail to pay up
  • n. an option that is selected automatically unless an alternative is specified
  • n. loss due to not showing up
  • n. act of failing to meet a financial obligation
  • Verb Form
    defaulted    defaulting    defaults   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    fail    neglect    choice    alternative    option    loss    absence    failure   
    Cross Reference
    defaulted    defaulting   
    Words with the same meaning
    fault    offense    offend    omit    deficiency    failure    fail   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Perrault    Renault    Walt    assault    basalt    exalt    fault    galt    gault    halt   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    multiple    server    user    configuration    authentication    software    ·    option    input    directory