What is the meaning of Miss?



  • Fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind.
    • usage: "I missed that remark"; "She missed his point"; "We lost part of what he said"
  • Feel or suffer from the lack of.
    • usage: "He misses his mother"
  • Fail to attend an event or activity.
    • usage: "I missed the concert"; "He missed school for a week"
  • Leave undone or leave out.
    • usage: "How could I miss that typo"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
  • Fail to reach or get to.
    • usage: "She missed her train"
  • Be without.
    • usage: "This soup lacks salt"; "There is something missing in my jewelry box"
  • Fail to reach.
    • usage: "The arrow missed the target"
  • Be absent.
    • usage: "The child had been missing for a week"
  • Fail to experience.
    • usage: "Fortunately, I missed the hurricane"
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APAWordNet. (2010). miss. Retrieved March 26, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/miss/definitions/1215983
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "miss" http://smartdefine.org/miss/definitions/1215983 (accessed March 26, 2019).
HarvardWordNet 2010, miss, Smart Define, viewed 26 March, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/miss/definitions/1215983>.
MLAWordNet. "miss" 23 October 2010. Web. 26 March 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/miss/definitions/1215983>
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