present tense third-person singular of malfunction
as in fails
to fail to function or work properly A software problem is causing the system to malfunction.

Synonyms & Similar Words


Antonyms & Near Antonyms

Thesaurus Entries Near malfunctions

Cite this Entry

“Malfunctions.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

More from Merriam-Webster on malfunctions

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!