Associations to the word «Default»

Wiktionary

DEFAULT, noun. (finance) The condition of failing to meet an obligation.
DEFAULT, noun. (electronics) (computing) the original software programming settings as set by the factory
DEFAULT, noun. A loss incurred by failing to compete.
DEFAULT, noun. A selection made in the absence of an alternative.
DEFAULT, noun. (often attributive) A value used when none has been given; a tentative value or standard that is presumed.
DEFAULT, noun. (legal) The failure of a defendant to appear and answer a summons and complaint.
DEFAULT, noun. (obsolete) A failing or failure; omission of that which ought to be done; neglect to do what duty or law requires.
DEFAULT, noun. (obsolete) Fault; offence; wrong act.
DEFAULT, verb. (intransitive) To fail to meet an obligation.
DEFAULT, verb. (intransitive) To lose a competition by failing to compete.
DEFAULT, verb. (intransitive) (computing) To assume a value when none was given; to presume a tentative value or standard.
DEFAULT, verb. (intransitive) (legal) To fail to appear and answer a summons and complaint.
DEFAULT MODE NETWORK, noun. (neuroscience) A network of brain regions that are active when the individual is not focused on the outside world and the brain is at wakeful rest.

Dictionary definition

DEFAULT, noun. Loss due to not showing up; "he lost the game by default".
DEFAULT, noun. Act of failing to meet a financial obligation.
DEFAULT, noun. Loss resulting from failure of a debt to be paid.
DEFAULT, noun. An option that is selected automatically unless an alternative is specified.
DEFAULT, verb. Fail to pay up.

Wise words

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