failure

(redirected from Phail)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

failure

(Bankruptcy), noun commercial failure, default, discontinuance of business, economic downfall, failure to maintain solvency, financial disaster, financial loss, financial ruin, inability to maintain solvency, inability to meet financial obligations, insolvency, insufficiency of funds, lack of funds, suspension of business
Associated concepts: failure to meet one's obligations, insolvency

failure

(Falling short), noun defectio, defectiveness, deficiency, delinquency, dereliction, inability, insufficiency, lack, loss of strength, noncompletion, nonfulfillment, nonperformance, omission, oversight, pretermission, shortcoming, slip, want
Associated concepts: failure of consideration, failure of eviience, failure of heirs, failure of issue, failure of proof, failure of purpose, failure of title, failure of trust, failure to act, faillre to bargain collectively, failure to comply, failure to file a return, failure to give notice, failure to make delivery, failure to perform, failure to prosecute, law office failures, partial failure

failure

(Lack of success), noun aborted attempt, beating, botch, breakdown, collapse, debacle, defeat, disappointment, downfall, drubbing, error, fall, fiasco, fruitless effort, frustration, ineffectualness, labor in vain, loss, miscarriage, misfortune, mistake, ruin, unsuccessful attempt, vain attempt
See also: abortion, bankruptcy, breach, debacle, defeat, delinquency, disaster, dishonor, disqualification, expiration, flaw, foible, frailty, frustration, impossibility, impotence, impuissance, inability, incapacity, inefficacy, infraction, lapse, loss, miscarriage, misconduct, mistrial, neglect, negligence, nonfeasance, nonpayment, offense, omission, oversight, vice
References in periodicals archive ?
Meanwhile, Raita phail gaya turned out to be yet another peppy number in the Shaandaar album.
Heavyweights Craig Kent and Eric Phail go head to head, while there will be double trouble from the Rogan brothers Scott and Lee.
Lend America must be doing something right, because competitors have begun to copy the infomercial concept--even down to the newscast style of presentation, according to Mc Phail.
The game was effectively ruled over as a contest when Cardiff midfielder Stephen Mc Phail was given a second yellow card and sent off with 15 minutes left.
19: Dean's second came when Critchley crossed and Mc Phail made quite a good save from Dean's header, but he had no chance with the rebound shot which Dean drove in from three yards.