Synonyms of default


1. default, absence, loss

usage: loss due to not showing up; "he lost the game by default"

2. default, nonpayment, nonremittal, failure

usage: act of failing to meet a financial obligation

3. nonpayment, default, nonremittal, financial loss

usage: loss resulting from failure of a debt to be paid

4. default option, default, option, alternative, choice

usage: an option that is selected automatically unless an alternative is specified


1. default, default on, fail, neglect

usage: fail to pay up

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