default

[ dih-fawlt ]SEE DEFINITION OF default

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEFAULT

But in default of that, an old one or a story would be welcomed.

She may wish to confess to me in default of the worthy father.

He would have to go home to Anna, and confess that he was beaten by default.

For the default of help she took cold there, and she soon knew that she must die.

In default of written testimony let us consult monumental evidence.

He was perpetually giving an account of it to his own soul in default of other listeners.

Our schools are democratic by default of social interest in them, so to speak.

Default in the payment of interest throws the road into the hands of a receiver.

Imprimis of Jane Shaxper for default of sute of court fined, 4d.

After this, in default of sufficient cavalry, there was no choice but to retire.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DEFAULT

renege

verbgo back on one's word
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