Textual thesaurus for "defect"

(noun) mar, blemish

a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)

a facial blemish

(noun) shortcoming

a failing or deficiency

that interpretation is an unfortunate defect of our lack of information

(noun) flaw, fault

an imperfection in an object or machine

a flaw caused the crystal to shatter; if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer

(verb) desert

desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army

If soldiers deserted Hitler's army, they were shot