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FAIL

'FAIL' is a 4 letter word starting with F and ending with L

Crossword clues for 'FAIL'

ClueAnswer

Fail (5)FLUNK
Fail (exam) (5)

Go belly-up (4)FAIL
Fall on one's face (4)
Not make the grade (4)
Not succeed (4)
Pass opposite (4)
Be unsuccessful (4)

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for FAIL

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word fail will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

2 letter words

GO

3 letter words

AGE - DIE - EBB - LAG - NOD

4 letter words

BACK - BILL - BOMB - BUST - DROP - FADE - FAIL - FALL - FLAG - FLOP - FOLD - GIVE - GO UP - JADE - LACK - LOSE - MISS - OMIT - OPEN - PACK - PASS - PEAK - PINE - SINK - SLIP - SPIN - STAR - WANE - WANT - WILT

5 letter words

ABORT - BREAK - CRASH - DECAY - DRAIN - DROOP - ELIDE - FAINT - FLUNK - GET ON - GO OFF - GO OUT - GRIEF - LAPSE - LET GO - MOUNT - PLUCK - PUT ON - SERVE - SHAKE - SHORT - SLEEP - SLIDE - SLUMP - STAGE - STALL - WASTE - WIZEN - YIELD

6 letter words

BE A GAS - BE A HIT - BETRAY - CAVE IN - DEMAND - DESERT - DODDER - FAIL OF - FALTER - FIZZLE - FOLD UP - FOLLOW - FORGET - GO DOWN - GO SOFT - GUTTER - IGNORE - LESSEN - PASS BY - PEG OUT - RUN OUT - SHRINK - SICKEN - SLIGHT - STRIKE - TOTTER - TRY OUT - WEAKEN - WITHER - WORSEN

7 letter words

ABANDON - BLINK AT - CLOSE UP - CONK OUT - CRUMBLE - DECLINE - DEFAULT - DEPLETE - DWINDLE - EXHAUST - FALL OFF - FALL SHY - FEATURE - FORSAKE - FOUNDER - GIVE OUT - GIVE WAY - GO BROKE - GO TO POT - GO UNDER - GO WRONG - GROW OLD - LET DOWN - LET RIDE - LET SLIP - MISFIRE - NEGLECT - NOT HEED - NOT PASS - NOT WORK - POOP OUT - PRESENT - PREVIEW - PRODUCE - RELAPSE - RUN DOWN - SHRIVEL - SUBSIDE - SUCCEED - WASH OUT - WRINKLE

8 letter words

BANKRUPT - BE RUINED - COLLAPSE - CONTRACT - DECREASE - DIMINISH - DISCOUNT - FALL AWAY - FALL FLAT - FLUNK OUT - GET ALONG - GIVE BACK - GO BACK ON - GO TO RUIN - HEADLINE - LANGUISH - LET SLIDE - MAKE A HIT - MISCARRY - NOT THINK - OVERLOOK - OVERPASS - PASS OVER - PETER OUT - PREMIERE - RUN SHORT - SHUT DOWN - SLUR OVER - SUBSERVE - TURN GRAY - WEAR AWAY - WEAR THIN

9 letter words

BREAK DOWN - CLOSE DOWN - COME APART - COME SHORT - DISAPPEAR - DISREGARD - DRAMATISE - DRAMATIZE - FALL SHORT - FIZZLE OUT - GLOSS OVER - GO BELLY UP - HIT A SLUMP - NOT ANSWER - NOT HACK IT - NOT MAKE IT - OPEN A SHOW - RANK UNDER - SCENARIZE - STOP SHORT - TURN WHITE - WASTE AWAY

10 letter words

BE INFERIOR - BREAK FAITH - DISAPPOINT - GO BANKRUPT - GO DOWNHILL - GO TO PIECES - IMPOVERISH - LOSE GROUND - NOT CARE FOR - NOT COME OFF - NOT COMPARE - NOT MAKE OUT - NOT QUALIFY - NOT STRETCH - NOT SUFFICE - RUN AGROUND - WITHER AWAY

11 letter words

BE NEGLIGENT - BITE THE DUST - COME TO GRIEF - COME UNSTUCK - DETERIORATE - FALL THROUGH - GO TO THE DOGS - GO UP IN SMOKE - HIT THE SKIDS - KICK THE BEAM - LABOR IN VAIN - LEAVE UNDONE - LOSE SIGHT OF - LOSE TRACK OF - NOT APPROACH - NOT COME NEAR - PASS THE BUCK - SET THE STAGE - TOUCH BOTTOM

12 letter words

BE NEGLECTFUL - BE UNFAITHFUL - COME A CROPPER - DISINTEGRATE - LOSE STRENGTH - NOT MEASURE UP

13 letter words

FAIL OF SUCCESS - HAVE NO SUCCESS - HAVE NOTHING ON - HIT ROCK BOTTOM - MELODRAMATIZE - SHIFT THE BLAME - THEATRICALIZE

14 letter words

BE FOUND WANTING - BE INSUFFICIENT - BE UNSUCCESSFUL - NOT GET INVOLVED - REACH THE DEPTHS - TAKE FOR GRANTED

15 letter words

BE CAUGHT NAPPING - BECOME INSOLVENT

16 letter words

PLAY SECOND FIDDLE

18 letter words

CHEAT THE UNDERTAKER - GO INTO RECEIVERSHIP

22 letter words

SHIFT THE RESPONSIBILITY

Definition of fail

  • get worse; "Her health is declining"
  • stop operating or functioning; "The engine finally went"; "The car died on the road"; "The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town"; "The coffee maker broke"; "The engine failed on the way to town"; "her eyesight went after the accident"
  • prove insufficient; "The water supply for the town failed after a long drought"
  • disappoint, prove undependable to; abandon, forsake; "His sense of smell failed him this time"; "His strength finally failed him"; "His children failed him in the crisis"
  • become bankrupt or insolvent; fail financially and close; "The toy company went bankrupt after the competition hired cheap Mexican labor"; "A number of banks failed that year"
  • fall short in what is expected; "She failed in her obligations as a good daughter-in-law"; "We must not fail his obligation to the victims of the Holocaust"
  • fail to get a passing grade; "She studied hard but failed nevertheless"; "Did I fail the test?"
  • judge unacceptable; "The teacher failed six students"
  • be unsuccessful; "Where do today's public schools fail?"; "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"
  • fail to do something; leave something undone; "She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib"; "The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account"
  • be unable; "I fail to understand your motives"

Anagrams of fail

ALFI - ALIF - FILA


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