Textual thesaurus for "fault"

(noun) mistake, error

a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention

he made a bad mistake; she was quick to point out my errors; I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults

(noun) demerit

the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection

they discussed the merits and demerits of her novel; he knew his own faults much better than she did

(noun) faulting, fracture, geological fault, break, shift

(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other

they built it right over a geological fault; he studied the faulting of the earth's crust

(noun) defect, flaw

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) blame

put or pin the blame on