Complete Definition of "default"

English
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Pronunciation
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Noun
en-noun

  1. The condition of failing to meet an obligation.

#: You may cure this default by paying the full amount within a week.

  1. A loss incurred by failing to compete.

#: The team's three losses include one default.

  1. computing A value used when none has been given. Often used attributively, e.g., default value.

#: If you don't specify a number of items, the default is 1.

Translations
trans-top|condition of failing to meet an obligation
Czech: selhání n
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Verb
en-verb

  1. To fail to meet an obligation.

#: You were required to make a payment on the first of the month. You have defaulted.

  1. To lose a competition by failing to compete.

#: If you refuse to wear a proper uniform, you will not be allowed to compete and will default this match.

  1. computing To assume a value when none was given.

#: If you don't specify a number of items, it defaults to 1.

Related terms
by default
in default
default on

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