English to German Meaning :: fault

Fault :
Fehler
Fehler, Störung, Schuld, Verschulden, Defekt, Mangel, Verwerfung, Schaden, Bruch, Mackebemängeln, tadeln, verpatzen, verpfuschen, sich verwerfen - FehlerfaultedfaultilyVerwerfungeneinwandfrei
 
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Noun(1) a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention(2) an imperfection in an object or machine(3) the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection(4) (geology(5) (electronics, loose connection or insulation failure or short circuit etc.(6) responsibility for a bad situation or event(7) (sports, e.g., that lands outside the prescribed area
Verb(1) put or pin the blame on

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(1) a fire caused by an electrical fault(2) If there is a fault in the computer power supply, or if the electric socket is wired incorrectly, the computer chassis can become live and give a fatal electric shock.(3) if books were not selling, it wasn't the fault of the publishers(4) Questions have also been raised over the possibility of a earthquake fault line nearby.(5) I cannot fault the arithmetic logic that as the population increases, so should the number of representatives in Parliament.(6) One can hardly fault them for not having foreseen this shift.(7) It's not their fault that the rules are archaic.(8) The problem, affecting 26 lights, was due to a circuit fault and was fixed by EDF Energy staff by September 30th.(9) We were beaten fair and square but I can't fault the lads for effort.(10) These 18 people died through no fault of their own.(11) Maybe it's my own fault for reading books that don't feature an elf or an alien on the cover.(12) While I can't fault her for professionalism, at the very least I would have expected a smile, or, really, any show of emotion at all.(13) I felt very emotional during the service, my lip trembling on several occasions, and I slipped into my usual fault of speaking softly when that happens.(14) The only fault in the character is one of writing, not acting.(15) The alarm was raised around 6.45 pm after an electrical fault caused the machine to ignite at the property in Hermes Way.(16) Still, we can hardly fault the school for its pessimism.
Related Words
(1) at fault ::
Schuld
(2) find fault ::
aussetzen
(3) fault line ::
Verwerfungslinie
(4) find fault with ::
bemängeln
(5) fault-finding ::
die Fehlersuche
(6) fault detection ::
Fehlererkennung
(7) to find fault with ::
zu bemängeln
(8) to a fault ::
auf einen Fehler
Synonyms
Noun
1. defect ::
Defekt
2. responsibility ::
Verantwortung
3. misdeed ::
Missetat
4. demerit ::
Tadel
5. shift ::
Verschiebung
6. error ::
Error
Verb
7. find fault with ::
bemängeln
8. blame ::
Schuld
Antonyms
1. merit ::
verdienen
2. virtue ::
Tugend
Different Forms
fault, faulted, faultily, faulting, faultless, faults, faulty
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

The fault is not with you.

The FAULT is not with you.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 9


This mutiny
isn\'t your fault,

This mutiny isn't your FAULT,

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 1


What do you mean,
whose fault was that?

What do you mean, whose FAULT was that?

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 4


How about \

How about "your FAULT"? No, no, don't lay that on me.

Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 11


She is a sweet young thing.
None of this is her fault.

She is a sweet young thing. None of this is her FAULT.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 10


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