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1. failure

noun. ['ˈfeɪljɝ'] an act that fails.

Synonyms

  • nonconformance
  • lapsing
  • default
  • reversion
  • nonremittal
  • reverting
  • out
  • nonachievement
  • relapse
  • nonaccomplishment
  • backsliding
  • naught
  • error
  • nonpayment
  • lapse
  • relapsing
  • nonconformity
  • flunk
  • misplay
  • failing

Antonyms

  • passing
  • sympatry
  • absence
  • live birth

Etymology

  • failer (Anglo-Norman)
  • faillir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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2. failure

noun. ['ˈfeɪljɝ'] an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose.

Synonyms

  • licking
  • equipment failure
  • miscarriage
  • defeat
  • breakdown
  • miss
  • ruin
  • fizzle
  • flame-out
  • flop
  • bust
  • ruination
  • occurrent
  • downfall
  • misfire
  • miscreation
  • natural event
  • abortion
  • happening
  • malformation
  • malfunction

Antonyms

  • victory
  • succumb
  • synthesis
  • man

Etymology

  • failer (Anglo-Norman)
  • faillir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. failure

noun. ['ˈfeɪljɝ'] a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently.

Synonyms

  • washout
  • unfortunate
  • unfortunate person
  • unsuccessful person
  • nonstarter
  • flop
  • flash in the pan
  • underdog
  • loser
  • dud
  • bankrupt

Antonyms

  • mind
  • attend to
  • succeed
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • failer (Anglo-Norman)
  • faillir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. failure

noun. ['ˈfeɪljɝ'] lack of success.

Synonyms

  • fate
  • portion
  • crop failure
  • lot
  • dead duck
  • destiny
  • bankruptcy
  • bank failure
  • fortune
  • circumstances

Antonyms

  • hit
  • confront
  • repair
  • make

Etymology

  • failer (Anglo-Norman)
  • faillir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. failure

noun. ['ˈfeɪljɝ'] an unexpected omission.

Synonyms

  • skip
  • breach
  • disappointment
  • omission
  • dashing hopes

Antonyms

  • appearance
  • beginning
  • ending
  • allopatry

Etymology

  • failer (Anglo-Norman)
  • faillir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. bank

noun. ['ˈbæŋk'] sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water).

Synonyms

  • slope
  • waterside
  • side
  • incline
  • riverbank

Antonyms

  • endomorphic
  • fat
  • mesomorphic
  • straighten

Etymology

  • bank (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • banke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • banc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. bank

noun. ['ˈbæŋk'] a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities.

Synonyms

  • full service bank
  • financial organisation
  • state bank
  • commercial bank
  • acquirer
  • lead bank
  • financial institution
  • reserve bank
  • agent bank
  • financial organization
  • depository financial institution
  • Federal Reserve Bank
  • Home Loan Bank
  • member bank
  • banking company
  • banking system
  • credit union
  • merchant bank
  • banking industry
  • banking concern

Antonyms

  • exclude
  • disrespect
  • disesteem
  • Lady

Etymology

  • bank (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • banke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • banc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. bank

noun. ['ˈbæŋk'] a long ridge or pile.

Synonyms

  • sandbank
  • bluff

Antonyms

  • cash
  • nonpayment
  • credit

Etymology

  • bank (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • banke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • banc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. bank

verb. ['ˈbæŋk'] tip laterally.

Antonyms

  • top

Etymology

  • bank (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • banke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • banc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. bank

noun. ['ˈbæŋk'] an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers.

Antonyms

  • disapproval

Etymology

  • bank (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • banke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • banc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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