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


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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