View definitions for defected


Discover More

Example Sentences

Down syndrome is a well-known developmental disability, and Janine was born with a heart defect often associated with the genetic condition.

The angle at which the blade approaches the hair and the presence of defects in the steel’s heterogeneous microstructure also play a role.

Pulling the cured latex from the moldI dust the inside of the mold with talcum powder to ensure that the latex does not fall over and stick to itself creating a permanent defect on the casting.

From Ozy

It’s been collaboratively maintained by many people over time, and it has known defects due to its long history.

When pulses of light are fired into the fibers’ ends, defects in the glass reflect the light back to its source.

After Olympic boxer Guillermo Rigondeux defected, his family suffered a form of domestic exile.

In 1992 Dostum “defected” to the side of the mujahedin and joined in the battle to take Kabul and oust Najibullah.

As I write this in Seoul, I'm about 40 miles from where an American sergeant defected to North Korea in 1965.

But whether they are Russian, or former or defected Ukrainian military, is in some ways beside the point.

It is also possible that some defected to join groups less well known to the police.

He kept to himself, and when he went abroad, he defected to Russia.

It was not a dishonorable discharge, but a discharge less than honorable after he defected.

That was our first intimation that this man had defected, when we read it in a newspaper article.

Some have defected to China, to the satellite nations and to Russia.

That's right, because after he defected here, she visited here.


On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to defected, such as: quit, depart, pull out, renounce, abscond, and revolt.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.