Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun flaw

3 senses of flaw

Sense 1
defect, fault, flaw -- (an imperfection in an object or machine; "a flaw caused the crystal to shatter"; "if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer")
       => imperfection, imperfectness -- (the state or an instance of being imperfect)

Sense 2
flaw -- (defect or weakness in a person's character; "he had his flaws, but he was great nonetheless")
       => failing, weakness -- (a flaw or weak point; "he was quick to point out his wife's failings")

Sense 3
flaw -- (an imperfection in a plan or theory or legal document that causes it to fail or that reduces its effectiveness)
       => imperfection, imperfectness -- (the state or an instance of being imperfect)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb flaw

1 sense of flaw

Sense 1
flaw, blemish -- (add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or defective)
       => damage -- (inflict damage upon; "The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree")

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