Synonyms of defect in English

: defect1defect2

defect1


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noun

1‘a defect in the software’

SYNONYMS

fault, flaw, imperfection, deficiency, weakness, weak point, weak spot, inadequacy, shortcoming, limitation, failing, obstruction

snag, kink, deformity, blemish, taint, crack, break, tear, split, scratch, chip, fracture, spot

mistake, error

bug, virus

informal glitch, gremlin


Synonyms of defect in English

: defect1defect2

defect2


See definition of defect

verb

1‘their ruthlessness discouraged army officers from defecting’

SYNONYMS

desert, go over to the enemy, change allegiances, change loyalties, change sides, turn traitor, rebel, renege, abscond, go AWOL, quit, escape

shift ground, break faith, be apostate, apostatize

abandon, renounce, repudiate, secede from, revolt against

informal rat on

archaic forsake

rare tergiversate