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kaput

adjective
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kaputt

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  1. 1 facing certain defeat, disaster, or death once the Germans were forced to retreat from Stalingrad, the Nazi cause was kaput Synonyms of kaput dead, done, doomed, finished, done for (also kaputt), ruined, sunkWords Related to kaput endangered, imperiled (or imperilled)

  2. 2 having passed its time of use or usefulness hard-line Soviet-style Communism became kaput in Russia Synonyms of kaput antiquated, archaic, dated, démodé, demoded, fossilized, obsolete (also kaputt), medieval (also mediaeval), moribund, mossy, moth-eaten, neolithic, Noachian, outdated, outmoded, out-of-date, outworn, passé, prehistoric (also prehistorical), rusty, Stone Age, superannuatedWords Related to kaput aging (or ageing), obsolescent; discarded, disused, inoperable, unusable, unworkable, useless; dead, defunct, expired, extinct, vanished; dormant, fallow, free, idle, inactive, inert, inoperative, latent; ancient, antediluvian, antique, dateless, fusty, musty, old; oldfangled, old-fashioned, old-time, retro, vintage; aged, age-old, hoary, venerable; atavistic, bygone, erstwhile, former, historic, historical, late, old-world, pastNear Antonyms of kaput contemporary, current, mod, modern, new, newfangled, new-fashioned, present-day, recent, ultramodern, up-to-date, up-to-the-minute; fresh; modernized, refurbished, remodeled, renewed; functional, operable, operational, workable; active, alive, busy, employed, functioning, operating, operative

  3. 3 not being in working order the heating system went kaput on the coldest day of the year Synonyms of kaput down, inoperative, inoperable (also kaputt), malfunctioning, nonfunctional, nonfunctioning, nonoperatingWords Related to kaput broken; off; deactivated, deadlocked, ineffective, ineffectual, nonproductive, unproductive, unusable, unworkable, uselessNear Antonyms of kaput effective, effectual, employable, performing, producing, productive, serving, usable (also useable), useful, viable, workableAntonyms of kaput functional, functioning, operable, operant, operating, operational, operative, running, working


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