Definitions of default:
- noun: loss due to not showing up
Example: "He lost the game by default"
- noun: act of failing to meet a financial obligation
- noun: an option that is selected automatically unless an alternative is specified
- noun: loss resulting from failure of a debt to be paid
- verb: fail to pay up
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