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English noun: malfunction

1. malfunction (event) a failure to function normally


Broader (hypernym)failure


Narrower (hyponym)blowout, stall


English verb: malfunction

1. malfunction (contact) fail to function or function improperly


SamplesThe coffee maker malfunctioned.


Synonymsmisfunction


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)break, break down, conk out, die, fail, give out, give way, go, go bad


Narrower (hyponym)jam


Antonymsfunction, operate, work, run, go









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