The definition of 'failes' & the word 'failes' in example sentences or phrases

fail to do something; leave something undone
  1. She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib
  2. The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account
be unsuccessful
  1. Where do today's public schools fail?
  2. The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably
disappoint, prove undependable to; abandon, forsake
  1. His sense of smell failed him this time
  2. His strength finally failed him
  3. His children failed him in the crisis
stop operating or functioning
  1. The engine finally went
  2. The car died on the road
  3. The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town
  4. The coffee maker broke
  5. The engine failed on the way to town
  6. her eyesight went after the accident
be unable
  1. I fail to understand your motives
judge unacceptable
  1. The teacher failed six students
fail to get a passing grade
  1. She studied hard but failed nevertheless
  2. Did I fail the test?
fall short in what is expected
  1. She failed in her obligations as a good daughter-in-law
  2. We must not fail his obligation to the victims of the Holocaust
become bankrupt or insolvent; fail financially and close
  1. The toy company went bankrupt after the competition hired cheap Mexican labor
  2. A number of banks failed that year
prove insufficient
  1. The water supply for the town failed after a long drought
get worse
  1. Her health is declining

Synonyms of the word 'failes' & Antonyms of the word 'failes'.

Synonymsneglect, fail, fail, miscarry, go wrong, fail, betray, go, break, go bad, conk out, break down, die, fail, give way, give out, fail, fail, fail, flunk, bomb, flush it, fail, fail, fail, run out, give out, fail,
Antonymssucceed, manage, pass, pass,