in default

Definition of in default

  1. :  having missed a payment that is due She's in default on her loan.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  failure to do something required by duty or law :  neglect

    :  fault

    :  a failure to pay financial debts

  1. :  to fail to fulfill a contract, agreement, or duty: such as

    :  to fail to meet a financial obligation

    :  to fail to appear in court

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to criticize severely

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