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Synonyms for fail

be unsuccessful

disappoint

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stop working

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go bankrupt

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not pass

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Synonyms for fail

to prove deficient or insufficient

to be unsuccessful

to receive less than a passing grade

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to not do (something necessary)

to cease functioning properly

to make or become unusable or inoperative

to undergo sudden financial failure

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The rest and relief of her four days' absence from Aldborough had not failed to produce their results; she had more than recovered her composure.
If the first effort failed, the following efforts were doomed to fail.
The rifle had fallen across his knees, and an attempt to lift it to his shoulder failed.
She knew that all Avonlea junior was wondering which would come out first; she even knew that Jimmy Glover and Ned Wright had a bet on the question and that Josie Pye had said there was no doubt in the world that Gilbert would be first; and she felt that her humiliation would be unbearable if she failed.
Her appetite failed and her interest in Avonlea doings languished.
Her speech failed her; her heart throbbed faster and faster.
The courage to put the critical question to him, now that she had lured him into remaining in the room, was still a courage that failed her.
This extension provides relief for taxpayers who have yet to correct their failed Roth conversions from 1998.
In truth, failed transactions (whatever the reasons) represent less than one-tenth of one percent of the more than 26 million average daily transactions handled by DTCC.
When questioned about the accuracy of the study, (the supervisor) indicated that the Sotos were failed because Adoptions did not think it was in the best interest of the child for the Sotos to obtain custody, rather than because they were unfit.
This feature will require adding file system capabilities to path management and similar SRM products, so the software can accurately measure the service that paths are delivering to an application, provision multiple paths, and accurately perform impact analysis on failed devices.
ASH subsidiaries claim that, in addition to repudiating the advertising materials featured on its own Web site, Chubb failed to pay for ASH's defense in the litigation, failed to properly investigate ASH's claims, misrepresented the coverage purchased by ASH, and failed to act in good faith in the claim-handling process.
RAID-5 (striped parity): A single disk failure does not result in data loss; however, if a second disk fails before replacement of the first failed drive and prior to stripe reconstruction, all the data in the stripe is lost.
Letter Ruling 9924043: an employee of the corporation's attorney failed to properly prepare the election;
Subsequently, it was reported that France's stock market regulator had found that Rhodia had failed to disclose important information in a timely fashion beginning in 2001.