The word “kaput” has 2 syllables: ka-put.

It's pronounced as /kəˈpʊt/.

What is synonym and antonym for kaput?

In the thesaurus, “kaput” has 15 synonyms and 15 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for kaput along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for kaput

  • archaic
  • defunct
  • done
  • doomed
  • down
  • endangered
  • inoperable
  • inoperative
  • malfunctioning
  • nonfunctional
  • nonfunctioning
  • obsolete
  • off
  • ruined
  • sunk

Antonyms for kaput

  • contemporary
  • current
  • fresh
  • functional
  • functioning
  • mod
  • modern
  • new
  • operating
  • operational
  • operative
  • present-day
  • recent
  • up-to-date
  • working

Meanings of kaput

  • adjective
    1. Out of order; not working.

Example Sentences

  • The old printer finally gave up and declared itself kaput after years of faithful service.
  • The car sputtered to a stop on the side of the road, its engine completely kaput.
  • The once-reliable computer crashed unexpectedly, leaving the entire system kaput.
  • The ancient machinery in the factory was on the verge of becoming kaput.
  • The adventurer's flashlight flickered and went kaput in the darkness of the cave.

On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to kaput, such as: archaic, contemporary, current, defunct, done, doomed, down.

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