Synonyms for malfunction

Synonyms for (noun) malfunction

Synonyms: malfunction

Definition: a failure to function normally

Similar words: failure

Definition: an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose

Usage: the surprise party was a complete failure

Synonyms for (verb) malfunction

Synonyms: malfunction, misfunction

Definition: fail to function or function improperly

Usage: the coffee maker malfunctioned

Similar words: break, break down, die, conk out, go, go bad, give out, give way, fail

Definition: stop operating or functioning

Usage: The engine finally went; The car died on the road; The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town; The coffee maker broke; The engine failed on the way to town; her eyesight went after the accident