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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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If I fail I'm ready to be sliced thin and fed to the seven-headed dogs.
Other people fail, and keep their houses, and furniture, and carriages, and such other things.
She is a year nearer unto Death; for I did not fail to see that, as she came into the shade, her shadow fell from her, and was swallowed up in the dark water, making its blackness more black.
Mrs Smith's enjoyments were not spoiled by this improvement of income, with some improvement of health, and the acquisition of such friends to be often with, for her cheerfulness and mental alacrity did not fail her; and while these prime supplies of good remained, she might have bid defiance even to greater accessions of worldly prosperity.
Glinda also knew that Ojo would fail to find all the things he sought, so she sent for our Wizard and instructed him what to do.
If the first effort failed, the following efforts were doomed to fail.
If I fail as a writer, I shall have proved for the career of editorship.
If I fail, I shall become an editor, and you will be an editor's wife.
In others, they had forwarded drafts on firms which had failed already, or which were about to fail, in the crisis.
With this "cache mirroring," in the event that a cache module fails, the duplicated data in the surviving cache modules are written to the disk.
97-48 if (1) a corporation fails to qualify as an S corporation solely because the election was not timely filed, (2) the corporation and all of its shareholders reported their income consistent with S status for the year the S election should have been made and all subsequent years (if any), (3) at least six months have passed since the date on which the corporation filed its tax return for the first year the corporation intended to be an S corporation and (4) the Service did not notify either the corporation or any shareholder of any problem regarding S status within six months from when the S return for the first year was timely filed.
If one drive fails, the missing data would be lost, but RAID level 5, for example, adds parity data (check digits) to disk striping, allowing the data on the failed drive to be reconstructed from the data remaining on the other drives.
If one power supply fails, the remaining power supply should be sufficient to allow continued system operation for an indefinite period.
If a Web-serving node fails, then the load balancer just stops sending traffic to that node.
Secondly, the court stated: "When a taxpayer fails to pursue a right of insurance recovery, his economic loss is nonetheless sustained and a deduction should be allowed.