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There are 14 meanings of the word Failed.

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Failed - as a verb

Fail to do something; leave something undone

Example: "She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Disappoint, prove undependable to; abandon, forsake

Example: "His sense of smell failed him this time"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Stop operating or functioning

Example: "The engine finally went"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
break11break downconk outdie4give outgive waygo3go bad
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Be unable

Example: "I fail to understand your motives"

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Judge unacceptable

Example: "The teacher failed six students"

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Fail to get a passing grade

Example: "She studied hard but failed nevertheless"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
bomb10flunk12flush it
Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Fall short in what is expected

Example: "She failed in her obligations as a good daughter-in-law"

Become bankrupt or insolvent; fail financially and close

Example: "The toy company went bankrupt after the competition hired cheap mexican labor"

Prove insufficient

Example: "The water supply for the town failed after a long drought"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
give outrun out


Example: "Her health is declining"

Failed - as an adjective


Decayed; worn out.


Example Sentences

"He was filled with the feeling of failed dreams."
"They had a failed attempt at starting their own business."
"The project ended in a failed attempt to meet the deadline."
"Her failed attempts to lose weight frustrated her."
"The failed relationship left him heartbroken."
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Word Game Points

Is FAILED a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, failed is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

FAILED has a SCRABBLE points total of 10.

Is FAILED a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, failed is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
FAILED has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 11.

Is FAILED a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, failed is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
FAILED has a WORDFEUD points total of 10.

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