- 1(often used in negative sentences with can and could) to find a mistake or a weakness in someone or something synonym criticize
- 2 Her colleagues could not fault her dedication to the job. He had always been polite—she couldn't fault him on that.
NAmE//fɔlt//fault somebody/somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they fault
he / she / it faults
past simple faulted
-ing form faulting