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miss meaning and definition

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MISS noun

Definition of miss (noun)

  1. a young woman
  2. a failure to hit (or meet or find etc)
  3. a form of address for an unmarried woman

MISS verb

Definition of miss (verb)

  1. fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind
    • "I missed that remark"; "She missed his point"; "We lost part of what he said"
    • synonyms: lose
  2. feel or suffer from the lack of
    • "He misses his mother"
  3. fail to attend an event or activity
    • "I missed the concert"; "He missed school for a week"
    • antonym: attend
  4. leave undone or leave out
  5. fail to reach or get to
    • "She missed her train"
  6. be without
    • "This soup lacks salt"; "There is something missing in my jewelry box!"
    • synonyms: lack
    • antonym: feature
  7. fail to reach
  8. be absent
    • "The child had been missing for a week"
  9. fail to experience
    • "Fortunately, I missed the hurricane"
    • synonyms: escape
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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