Definitions for "Fail"
To become unable to meet one's engagements; especially, to be unable to pay one's debts or discharge one's business obligation; to become bankrupt or insolvent; as, many credit unions failed in the late 1980's.
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"
be unable; "I fail to understand your motives"
To be wanting to ; to be insufficient for; to disappoint; to desert.
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"
prove insufficient; "The water supply for the town failed after a long drought"
A deal is said to fail if on the settlement date either the seller does not deliver securities in proper form or the buyer does not to deliver funds in proper form.
A trade that does not settle on its settlement date. When this occurs on the sell side, it is called "failure to deliver" and on the buy side it is called a "fail to receive".
a delayed delivery or non-delivery of securities or cash on value date
To be wanting; to fall short; to be or become deficient in any measure or degree up to total absence; to cease to be furnished in the usual or expected manner, or to be altogether cut off from supply; to be lacking; as, streams fail; crops fail.
To be affected with want; to come short; to lack; to be deficient or unprovided; -- used with of.
To fall away; to become diminished; to decline; to decay; to sink.
be unsuccessful; "Where do today's public schools fail?"; "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"
the nontrump cards, i.e., in all suits except diamonds, the 7s, 8s, 9s, 10s, kings, and aces force to compel someone to play trump to gain the lead hand the cards dealt to a player; or the entire deal (all the hands collectively, as in "a hand of sheepshead")
Keywords:  err, mistaken, judgment
To err in judgment; to be mistaken.
Keywords:  undone, crib, secretary, lost, notice
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"
To deteriorate in respect to vigor, activity, resources, etc.; to become weaker; as, a sick man fails.
To be found wanting with respect to an action or a duty to be performed, a result to be secured, etc.; to miss; not to fulfill expectation.
To miss of attaining; to lose.
A Prolog operator that causes backtracking to occur.
To come short of a result or object aimed at or desired ; to be baffled or frusrated.
Keywords:  perish, die, person
To perish; to die; -- used of a person.
A student will be deemed to have failed a module if he/she does not provide evidence via assessment that he/she has achieved the learning outcomes specified for the module. A student will be deemed to have failed a programme of study, or a stage of a programme of study, if he/she does not obtain all the required credits for the programme or stage.
judge unacceptable; "The teacher failed six students"
achieving less than 50%. See, however, ‘terminating pass' and ‘faculty pass'. NS means permission to sit a supplementary examination has been granted; NN means permission refused.
Keywords:  nevertheless, did, grade, hard, studied
fail to get a passing grade; "She studied hard but failed nevertheless"; "Did I fail the test?"
Keywords:  proven, goal, haved
goal is said to haved failed if it could not be proven.
Keywords:  assertion, false, execution, test, code
This is a result code where the assertion was found to be false based on the execution of its assertion test.
Keywords:  freely, few, fit, formally
few fit formally freely
Keywords:  decease, death
Death; decease.
A transaction that has not been settled in a timely manner.