What is default?

  • (noun): Loss resulting from failure of a debt to be paid.
    Synonyms: nonpayment, nonremittal
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "default":

  • (noun): Loss due to not showing up.
    Example: "He lost the game by default"
  • (noun): An option that is selected automatically unless an alternative is specified.
    Synonyms: default option

Famous quotes containing the word default:

    In default of inexhaustible happiness, eternal suffering would at least give us a destiny. But we do not even have that consolation, and our worst agonies come to an end one day.
    Albert Camus (1913–1960)