1. default

noun. ['dɪˈfɔlt'] loss due to not showing up.


  • absence


  • succeed
  • function

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Rhymes with Default

  • renault
  • pinault
  • kuralt
  • exalt
  • covault
  • basalt
  • perrault
  • brault
  • assault
  • walt
  • vault
  • sault
  • salt
  • nault
  • mault
  • malt
  • kalt
  • halt
  • gault
  • galt
  • dault

How do you pronounce default?

Pronounce default as dɪˈfɔlt.

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Sentences with default

1. Noun, singular or mass
Check marks appear next to both check boxes by default.

2. Verb, base form
These premiums can be higher for 30-year mortgage terms because you have an additional 15 years to default.

Quotes about default

1. It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all - in which case, you fail by default.
- J.K. Rowling

2. Humor is my default mode.
- John Updike

3. I fell in love with him. But I don't just stay with him by default as if there's no one else available to me. I stay with him because I choose to, every day that I wake up, every day that we fight or lie to each other or disappoint each other. I choose him over and over again, and he chooses me.
- Veronica Roth, Allegiant

2. default

verb. ['dɪˈfɔlt'] fail to pay up.


  • neglect
  • default on
  • owe


  • call option
  • primary
  • conjunctive
  • conventional

3. default

noun. ['dɪˈfɔlt'] loss resulting from failure of a debt to be paid.


  • nonpayment
  • delinquency
  • nonremittal


  • mind
  • attend to
  • carefulness
  • improvement

4. default

noun. ['dɪˈfɔlt'] act of failing to meet a financial obligation.


  • nonpayment
  • failure


  • inferior
  • tasteless
  • put option

5. default

noun. ['dɪˈfɔlt'] an option that is selected automatically unless an alternative is specified.


  • option
  • default option
  • alternative


  • keep track
  • attend
  • pass
  • better