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"fault" Meaning in English

1. a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
Part of speech : noun
Example : They built it right over a geological fault.
2. an imperfection in an object or machine
Part of speech : noun
Example : The toaster has a number of faults – I had to take it back to the retailer.
3. a wrong action attributable to bad judgment, ignorance, or inattention
Part of speech : noun
4. the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection
Part of speech : noun
Example : I have a number of faults in my personality.
5. to put or pin the blame on
Part of speech : verb
Example : I couldn't fault the intern for the mistakes that had been made.
6. in tennis, a serve that is illegal, e.g one that lands outside the prescribed area
Part of speech : noun
Example : They served too many double faults.
7. responsibility for a bad situation or event
Part of speech : noun
Example : The mistake was completely my fault.
8. in electronics, equipment failure attributable to some defect in a circuit, such as a loose connection, insulation failure or short circuit
Part of speech : noun
Example : It took much longer to find the fault than to fix it.

Translation for "fault"

fault meaning in Spanish : culpa
  • fault meaning in German : Fehler
  • fault meaning in Japanese : 欠点
  • fault meaning in Turkish : arıza
  • fault meaning in Chinese : 故障
  • fault meaning in Arabic : خطأ
  • fault meaning in Polish : wina
  • fault meaning in Hindi : दोष
  • fault meaning in French : faute
  • fault meaning in Russian : придираться
  • fault meaning in Tamil : குற்றம்
  • fault meaning in Telugu : తప్పు
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