Definitions For Defect

noun

  • A mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
  • A failing or deficiency
  • An imperfection in a bodily system
  • An imperfection in an object or machine
  • A physical problem that causes something to be less valuable, effective, healthy, etc.
  • Something that causes weakness or failure

verb

  • Desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army
  • To leave a country, political party, organization, etc., and go to a different one that is a competitor or an enemy

Is Defects a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
13
Words with Friends
14

The word Defect is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Defect in a Sentence

  • They examine their products for defects.
  • She was born with a heart defect.
  • Vanity and pride were his two worst character defects.
  • The Russian scholar defected in 1979.
  • She defected from the conservative party.
  • He defected to the West before the war began.

Synonyms for Defect

Look up a Word

Search the dictionary for definitions, synonyms, antonyms, rhymes, and more!