Synonyms of default in English:

default


See definition of default

noun

1‘the recession has been accompanied by a rise in the incidence of defaults on loans’

SYNONYMS
non-payment, failure to pay, non-remittance
informal welshing, bilking
British archaic levant
ANTONYMS

repayment

2‘I became a TV presenter by default, rather than by design’

SYNONYMS
failure to act, failure to appear, inaction, omission, lapse, lack, exclusion, neglect, negligence, disregard
want, deficiency, delinquency, dereliction, absence, non-appearance

adjective

1‘tuna pasta is definitely my default choice for dinners cooked at home’

SYNONYMS
normal, standard, usual, typical, stock, ordinary, customary, conventional, habitual, accustomed, expected, wonted, everyday, regular, routine, established, settled, set
unvarying, invariable, unchanging, changeless, unvaried
consistent, constant, stable, steady, static, uniform, predictable, obvious
favourite, choice, preferred, ideal
instinctive, automatic, involuntary, unconscious, reflex, knee-jerk, mechanical
spontaneous, impulsive, unthinking, unpremeditated, unintentional, unintended, unbidden, unwitting, inadvertent
informal gut
ANTONYMS

atypical, varying, conscious, deliberate


verb

1‘the dealer can repossess the goods if the customer defaults’

SYNONYMS
fail to pay, not pay, renege, fail to honour, back out, backtrack, backslide
break one's promise, break one's word, go back on one's word
informal welsh, bilk
ANTONYMS

repay

2‘when you start a fresh letter, the program will default to its own style’

SYNONYMS
revert
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