Meaning of failure

Definition of failure

(noun) an act that fails; "his failure to pass the test"
an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose; "the surprise party was a complete failure"
lack of success; "he felt that his entire life had been a failure"; "that year there was a crop failure"
a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently
an unexpected omission; "he resented my failure to return his call"; "the mechanic's failure to check the brakes"
inability to discharge all your debts as they come due; "the company had to declare bankruptcy"; "fraudulent loans led to the failure of many banks"
loss of ability to function normally; "kidney failure"

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