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Unlike the Reagan and Bush Administrations, with but one exception, the Clinton administration failed to reach out to Republicans in creating a new team, and eventually paid a political price.
Richard V. Allen

Meaning of "failed" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FAILED

failed  [feɪld] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FAILED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Failed is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES FAILED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

failed

Failure

Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.

Definition of failed in the English dictionary

The definition of failed in the dictionary is unsuccessful; abortive. Other definition of failed is that has broken down.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FAILED


bewailed
bɪˈweɪld
bobtailed
ˈbɒbteɪld
detailed
ˈdiːteɪld
draggletailed
ˈdræɡəlˌteɪld
eild
eɪld
fan-tailed
ˈfænˌteɪld
full-sailed
ˌfʊlˈseɪld
hobnailed
ˈhɒbneɪld
long-tailed
ˈlɒŋˌteɪld
pigtailed
ˈpɪɡˌteɪld
pintailed
ˈpɪnˌteɪld
unassailed
ˌʌnəˈseɪld
unbewailed
ˌʌnbɪˈweɪld
uncurtailed
ˌʌnkɜːˈteɪld
unentailed
ˌʌnɪnˈteɪld
unhailed
ʌnˈheɪld
unmailed
ʌnˈmeɪld
unsailed
ʌnˈseɪld
untailed
ʌnˈteɪld
veiled
veɪld

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FAILED

faik
fail
fail-safe
failed state
failing
faille
failure
fain
faineance
faineancy
faineantise
fainites
fainly
fainness
fains
faint
faint-hearted
faint-ruled paper
fainter
faintheartedly

WORDS THAT END LIKE FAILED

boiled
bright-eyed and bushy-tailed
charbroiled
domiciled
embroiled
exiled
hard-boiled
oiled
one-tailed
riled
ring-tailed
soft-boiled
spoiled
swallow-tailed
tiled
two-tailed
undefiled
unfiled
unfoiled
unspoiled

Synonyms and antonyms of failed in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «FAILED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «failed» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of failed

Translation of «failed» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FAILED

Find out the translation of failed to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of failed from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «failed» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

失败
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

fracasado
570 millions of speakers

English

failed
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विफल रहे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

فشل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

не удалось
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

não
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ব্যর্থ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

manqué
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gagal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gescheitert
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

失敗した
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

실패
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gagal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thất bại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தோல்வி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अयशस्वी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

başarısız oldu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mancato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nie powiodło się
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

не вдалося
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

nu a reușit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απέτυχε
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

misluk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

misslyckades
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

mislyktes
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of failed

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FAILED»

The term «failed» is very widely used and occupies the 3.566 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FAILED» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «failed» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «failed» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about failed

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10 QUOTES WITH «FAILED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word failed.
1
Dante Alighieri
At this high moment, ability failed my capacity to describe.
2
Richard V. Allen
Unlike the Reagan and Bush Administrations, with but one exception, the Clinton administration failed to reach out to Republicans in creating a new team, and eventually paid a political price.
3
Naveen Andrews
I think I may have failed at a lot of things, but the one thing I can say, and that I'm proud of, is that I am a good parent.
4
Peter Benenson
The candle burns not for us, but for all those whom we failed to rescue from prison, who were shot on the way to prison, who were tortured, who were kidnapped, who 'disappeared'. That's what the candle is for.
5
Seth Berkley
History will not judge HIV/AIDS kindly... the harshest words will be reserved for how the world responded, or rather failed to respond, to the epidemic.
6
Cory Booker
I'm going to have setbacks and failures; I'm not going to see change right away all of the time or most of the time. But everybody I've ever respected has failed at one thing or another. I've definitely fallen on my face. But I've also had a comparatively easy life.
7
Robert Bork
Modernity, the child of the Enlightenment, failed when it became apparent that the good society cannot be achieved by unaided reason.
8
Lakhdar Brahimi
I think a failed state is the responsibility of the people who have made that state fail, and those are generally the people of that country.
9
James Buchan
Of all the failed technologies that litter the onward march of science - steam carriages, zeppelins, armoured trains - none has been so catastrophic to prosperity as the last century's attempt to generate electricity from nuclear fission.
10
Lindsey Buckingham
After a couple of failed attempts, I came up with a weird tuning where I was dropping the G string down a step so that it became a seventh, and it got me to a place where I could play all these figures fairly easily. It was not an easy thing to work out.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FAILED»

Discover the use of failed in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to failed and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The God that Failed
This classic work and crucial document of the Cold War brings together essays by six of the most important writers of the twentieth century, including André Gide, Richard Wright, Ignazio Silone, Stephen Spender, Arthur Koestler, and Louis ...
Richard Howard Stafford Crossman, 1950
2
When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital ...
The dramatic story of Long-Term’s fall is now a chilling harbinger of the crisis that would strike all of Wall Street, from Lehman Brothers to AIG, a decade later.
Roger Lowenstein, 2001
3
Why America Failed: The Roots of Imperial Decline
This book is as uncomfortable to read as it is impossible to miss." —Nomi Prins, author of It Takes a Pillage and Other People's Money "Morris Berman noticed that it's not morning in America anymore.
Morris Berman, 2011
4
Fixing Failed States: A Framework for Rebuilding a Fractured ...
Social science.
Ashraf Ghani, Clare Lockhart, 2009
5
Failed Illusions: Moscow, Washington, Budapest, and the 1956 ...
"This important work deepens our knowledge of events through scores of new documentary findings, filling in fascinating details about events, decisions, and key players' personal philosophies and points of view.
Charles Gati, 2006
6
Eleven Experiments that Failed
A young child tries a series of wacky experiments, such as seeing if a piece of bologna will fly like a frisbee and determining whether seedlings will grow if watered with expensive perfume, and then must suffer the consequences of ...
Jenny Offill, 2011
7
Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy
"Failed states" Chomsky writes, are those "that do not protect their citizens from violence and perhaps even destruction, that regard themselves as beyond the reach of domestic or international law, and that suffer from a 'democratic ...
Noam Chomsky, 2007
8
A Failed Empire: The Soviet Union in the Cold War from ...
energy and institutions to continue with the “creeping de-Stalinization” begun during the Great Patriotic War. Many of them revered Stalin more than ever as a great leader.& Russian people in particular failed to transform their amazing national ...
Vladislav M. Zubok, 2009
9
The Failed Welfare Revolution: America's Struggle over ...
This episode has largely vanished from America's collective memory. Here, Brian Steensland tells the whole story for the first time--from why such an unlikely policy idea first developed to the factors that sealed its fate.
Brian Steensland, 2011
10
Failed Bridges: Case Studies, Causes and Consequences
This book contains a systematic, unprecedented overview of more than 400 bridge failures assigned to the time of their occurrence in the bridges' life cycle and to the releasing events. Primary causes are identified.
Joachim Scheer, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FAILED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term failed is used in the context of the following news items.
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Cardinals' heads were exploding, but Cubs failed to finish the job
steverosenbloomThe #Cards' heads were exploding. They were choking. But no. The #Cubs need to become bloodthirsty. The RosenBlog: ... «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
2
US Agency: Deaths Show DuPont Has 'Failed' Safety Program
U.S. regulators on Thursday took DuPont to task for a massive gas leak last year that killed four workers at a plant in Texas, placing the ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
3
Triggs says Parliament has failed over same-sex marriage debate
Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has bought into the same-sex marriage debate, criticising its absence as a ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
4
The Staggering Cost Of A Largely Failed Fight Against ISIS
President Barack Obama has presided over billions spent battling the Islamic State, despite, by his own admission, lacking a clear and ... «Daily Caller, Jul 15»
5
2 men suing Boy Scouts alleging organization failed to protect …
David Lundquist, center, and Steven Josephson, right, holding photos of themselves as boys, announce that they are their lawsuits against Boy ... «Fox News, Jul 15»
6
Conroy says Royal Commission failed on 'gotcha' moment for Shorten
The Federal Labor MP for Charlton, Pat Conroy says the Royal Commission into Trade Unions failed to come up with a 'gotcha' moment ... «ABC Online, Jul 15»
7
Lawsuit claims Geisinger doctors failed to detect boy's cancer
Two radiologists who provided services for Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton failed to detect signs that a 1½-year-old boy had ... «Scranton Times-Tribune, Jul 15»
8
72% of people quizzed on Social Security benefits failed
72% of people quizzed on Social Security benefits failed - CBS 5 - KPHO. Member ... quiz about social security benefits, and 72 percent failed. «KPHO Phoenix, Jul 15»
9
Former RAW Chief Dulat expresses regret over failed talks with …
Former Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) chief AS Dulat has expressed regret over failed talks between the Indian administration and ... «Daily News & Analysis, Jul 15»
10
Report: Government Failed To Protect Haredi Cult's Children
“In this situation, it's clear that the (actors) systematically failed in their role to protect the children, including health services, the education ... «FailedMessiah.com, Jul 15»

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