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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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Example sentences of the word engine-failure


1. Noun Phrase
Failure to mix the correct oil in the gasoline will result in permanent engine failure and damage.

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. failure

noun. ['ˈfeɪljɝ'] inability to discharge all your debts as they come due.

Synonyms

  • bankruptcy

Antonyms

  • enrich
  • continue

Etymology

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

7. engine

noun. ['ˈɛndʒən, ˈɪndʒən'] motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work.

Synonyms

  • motor
  • donkey engine
  • power train
  • heat engine
  • gear
  • aircraft engine
  • geartrain
  • reaction-propulsion engine
  • generator
  • reaction engine
  • train
  • automobile engine
  • auxiliary engine
  • camshaft

Antonyms

  • walk
  • big
  • large
  • unattractive

Etymology

  • engin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • engin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. engine

noun. ['ˈɛndʒən, ˈɪndʒən'] something used to achieve a purpose.

Synonyms

  • causal agency
  • cause

Etymology

  • engin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • engin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. engine

noun. ['ˈɛndʒən, ˈɪndʒən'] a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks.

Synonyms

  • fender
  • train
  • cowcatcher
  • self-propelled vehicle
  • buffer
  • traction engine
  • choo-choo
  • pilot
  • tank engine
  • locomotive
  • switch engine
  • pilot engine
  • locomotive engine
  • tank locomotive
  • iron horse
  • railway locomotive
  • diesel locomotive
  • footplate
  • electric locomotive
  • steam locomotive
  • donkey engine
  • dinkey
  • shunter
  • dinky

Etymology

  • engin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • engin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. engine

noun. ['ˈɛndʒən, ˈɪndʒən'] an instrument or machine that is used in warfare, such as a battering ram, catapult, artillery piece, etc..

Synonyms

  • instrument
  • catapult
  • bricole
  • onager
  • trebucket
  • mangonel
  • battering ram
  • ballista
  • arbalist
  • arbalest

Antonyms

  • afferent
  • noncausative
  • rotor
  • stator

Etymology

  • engin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • engin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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