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Letters of DEFECT

consonantsc, d, f, t
vowels2 × e


Another word for DEFECT

defect: blemish, desert, fault, flaw, shortcoming

Meaning of DEFECT

[n] a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body); "a facial blemish"

[n] a failing or deficiency; "that interpretation is an unfortunate defect of our lack of information"

[n] an imperfection in a bodily system; "visual defects"; "this device permits detection of defects in the lungs"

[n] an imperfection in a device or machine; "if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer"

[v] desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army; "If soldiers deserted Hitler's army, they were shot"

defect: acute disease, allergic disease, back out, bacterial disease, birth defect, break away, cardiovascular disease, change sides, chronic disease, circulatory disease, congenital defect, deficiency disease, degenerative disease, endemic disease, endocrine disease, epidemic disease, fall away, fall off, functional disease, fungus disease, gastrointestinal disease, genetic disease, go back on, go over, hereditary disease, iatrogenic disease, infectious disease, let down, little problem, missing link, muscular disease, needle scar, neurological disease, nutritional disease, occupational disease, organic disease, pandemic disease, pathological condition, plant disease, port-wine mark, port-wine stain, protozoan disease, psychosomatic disease, pull out, respiratory disease, run out on, sebaceous cyst, secondary disease, sell out, something missing, strawberry mark, switch over, the pip, turn against, turn cloak, turn traitor, urogenital disease, virus disease, vulnerable place, wasting disease, weak link, weak point, worm disease, abandon, abnormality, affection, affliction, ailment, allergy, apostacize, apostatize, arrearage, atrophy, betray, birthmark, blackhead, bleb, blemish, blight, blister, bolt, break, bug, bulla, catch, check, cicatrix, comedo, complaint, complication, condition, crack, crater, craze, dearth, defacement, defalcation, default, defection, deficiency, deficit, deformation, deformity, degenerate, depart, desert, disability, discontinuity, disease, disfiguration, disfigurement, disorder, distemper, distortion, drawback, endemic, error, escape, failing, failure, fault, faute, flaw, foible, forsake, frailty, freckle, gap, go, handicap, hemangioma, hiatus, hickey, hole, illness, imperfection, inadequacy, indisposition, infirmity, insufficiency, interval, irregularity, keloid, kink, lack, lacuna, leave, lentigo, liability, malady, malaise, mark, milium, miss, mistake, mole, morbidity, morbus, need, nevus, omission, outage, pathology, pimple, pit, pock, pockmark, privation, problem, pustule, quit, rat, reject, renegade, renege, renounce, repudiate, rift, rockiness, scab, scantiness, scar, scarceness, scarcity, scratch, secede, seediness, shortage, shortcoming, shortfall, sickishness, sickness, signs, snag, split, spurn, stain, sty, switch, symptomatology, symptomology, symptoms, syndrome, taint, tergiversate, track, turn, twist, ullage, verruca, vesicle, vice, wale, want, wantage, warp, wart, weakness, weal, welt, wen, whitehead, withdraw

See also

defect: birth defect, burn mark, chatter mark, congenital abnormality, congenital anomaly, congenital defect, congenital disorder, take flight, birthmark, blackhead, blot, bug, burn, check, chip, comedo, crack, daub, dent, disadvantage, dissent, flee, fly, glitch, gouge, hole, imperfection, imperfectness, mark, milium, mole, myelatelia, nevus, nick, protest, rat, resist, scar, scrape, scratch, slur, smear, smirch, smudge, spot, stigma, ugliness, verruca, wart, whitehead