1. geological

adjective. ['ˌdʒiːəˈlɑːdʒɪkəl'] of or relating to or based on geology.

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Rhymes with Geological Fault

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

2. fault

noun. ['ˈfɔlt'] a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention.

Synonyms

  • misestimation
  • slip
  • betise
  • mix-up
  • skip
  • bloomer
  • distortion
  • balls-up
  • slip-up
  • mess-up
  • misreckoning
  • oversight
  • nonachievement
  • folly
  • nonaccomplishment
  • boo-boo
  • ballup
  • miscalculation
  • blooper
  • renege
  • confusion
  • stupidity
  • smear
  • error
  • foul-up
  • offside
  • lapse
  • boner
  • smirch
  • fuckup
  • incursion
  • flub
  • parapraxis
  • cockup
  • botch
  • stain
  • foolishness
  • blunder
  • revoke
  • blot
  • spot
  • bungle
  • omission
  • pratfall
  • miscue
  • imbecility

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • overgarment
  • better
  • remember

Etymology

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

3. fault

noun. ['ˈfɔlt'] an imperfection in an object or machine.

Synonyms

  • flaw
  • bug
  • imperfection
  • imperfectness
  • defect
  • glitch
  • blister

Antonyms

  • onside
  • recede
  • claim
  • begin

Etymology

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

4. fault

verb. ['ˈfɔlt'] put or pin the blame on.

Synonyms

  • accuse
  • blame

Antonyms

  • succeed
  • cleanness
  • keep

Etymology

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

5. fault

noun. ['ˈfɔlt'] the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection.

Synonyms

  • demerit

Antonyms

  • worthlessness
  • intelligence

Etymology

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

6. fault

noun. ['ˈfɔlt'] (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other.

Synonyms

  • scissure
  • shift
  • fault line
  • geological fault
  • fissure
  • inclined fault
  • crevice
  • faulting
  • cleft
  • break
  • fracture
  • crack

Antonyms

  • correctness
  • rightness
  • goodness
  • good

Etymology

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

7. fault

noun. ['ˈfɔlt'] responsibility for a bad situation or event.

Synonyms

  • responsibility

Antonyms

  • irresponsibleness
  • wisdom

Etymology

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

8. fault

noun. ['ˈfɔlt'] (sports) a serve that is illegal (e.g., that lands outside the prescribed area).

Synonyms

  • serve
  • footfault
  • service

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • attend to
  • arrive
  • attend

Etymology

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

9. fault

noun. ['ˈfɔlt'] (electronics) equipment failure attributable to some defect in a circuit (loose connection or insulation failure or short circuit etc.).

Synonyms

  • breakdown

Antonyms

  • ability
  • clean

Etymology

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

Sentences with geological-fault


1. Noun Phrase
Visitors can choose from hiking, kayaking and canoeing packages to explore the gorges and waterfalls around the park and learn about the geological fault lines and history of the nature trails around the area.

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