Synonyms for default
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English Synonyms and Antonyms
Neglect (Latin nec, not, and lego, gather) is the failing to take such care, show such attention, pay such courtesy, etc., as may be rightfully or reasonably expected. Negligence, which is the same in origin, may be used in almost the same sense, but with a slighter force, as when Whittier speaks of "the negligence which friendship loves;" but negligence is often used to denote the quality or trait of character of which the act is a manifestation, or to denote the habit of neglecting that which ought to be done. Neglect is transitive, negligence is intransitive; we speak of neglect of his books, friends, or duties, in which cases we could not use negligence; negligence in dress implies want of care as to its arrangement, tidiness, etc.; neglect of one's garments would imply leaving them exposed to defacement or injury, as by dust, moths, etc. Neglect has a passive sense which negligence has not; the child was suffering from neglect, i. e., from being neglected by others; the child was suffering from negligence would imply that he himself was neglectful. The distinction sometimes made that neglect denotes the act, and negligence the habit, is but partially true; one may be guilty of habitual neglect of duty; the wife may suffer from her husband's constant neglect, while the negligence which causes a railroad accident may be that of a moment, and on the part of one ordinarily careful and attentive; in such cases the law provides punishment for criminal negligence.
See synonyms for CARE.
carelessness, disregard, disrespect, failure, heedlessness, inadvertence, inattention, indifference, neglect, neglectfulness, negligence, omission, oversight, remissness, scorn, slackness, slight, thoughtlessness
Neglect of duty, of the child by the parent; there was neglect on the part of the teacher.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
loss due to not showing up
"he lost the game by default"
default, nonpayment, nonremittalnoun
act of failing to meet a financial obligation
nonpayment, default, nonremittalnoun
loss resulting from failure of a debt to be paid
default option, defaultverb
an option that is selected automatically unless an alternative is specified
default, default onverb
fail to pay up
Dictionary of English Synonymes
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I've been making my payments for the last 30 years and the lenders know me, but even a two-day delay has people crying that I will default.
I hope customers feel free to decline the fee if they dont believe in climate change, or theyre on a tight budget, or for any reason, thats why its optional, but I think its kind of powerful for all of us to work on climate change by default, a few cents at a time.
Both Jean-Luc Mlenchon and Marine Le Pen advocate a very deep renegotiation of France’s stance with the EU that could in actuality result in France’s exit from the euro zone, its default on its sovereign debt which would propel a financial crisis on a scale much bigger than the one we saw in 2008.
Left to their own devices and with this information overload, families don't know where to start, so they default to this third party system of telling them what's good and what's not.
The story of the oil patch is much more a story of restructuring than it is one of failure and default, that means the strongest companies are going to buy weaker companies.
Translations for default
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- неизпълнение, неустойка, стойност по подразбиранеBulgarian
- Zahlungsverzug, Grundzustand, Leistungsstörung, Nichterscheinen, Standard, Säumnis, Fristversäumnis, Nichtzahlung, Zahlungseinstellung, VersäumnisGerman
- defecto, por defecto, moraSpanish
- wartość domyślnaPolish
- padrão, inadimplênciaPortuguese
- неплатёж, дефолт, значение по умолчаниюRussian
- standardinställningar, standardalternativ, standard, standardvalSwedish
- за замовчуваннямUkrainian
- mặc địnhVietnamese
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