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

1 sense of malfunction

Sense 1
malfunction -- (a failure to function normally)
       => failure -- (an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose; "the surprise party was a complete failure")

Antonyms of verb malfunction

1 sense of malfunction

Sense 1
malfunction, misfunction -- (fail to function or function improperly; "the coffee maker malfunctioned")
       Antonym of function (Sense 1)
      => function, work, operate, go, run -- (perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore")

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

1 sense of malfunction

Sense 1
malfunction, misfunction -- (fail to function or function improperly; "the coffee maker malfunctioned")
       => fail, go bad, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, break down -- (stop operating or functioning; "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")

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