|1.||[ verb ] be unsuccessful|
"Where do today's public schools fail?" "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"
|Related terms:||succeed miss miss fall overreach botch strike_out fall_through take_it_on_the_chin shipwreck failure failure miscarriage|
|2.||[ verb ] suffer a miscarriage|
|Related terms:||carry_to_term abort spontaneous_abortion|