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Adjective: missing  mi-sing
  1. Not able to be found
    "missing in action"; "a missing person"
     
  2. Nonexistent
    "her appetite was missing";
    - lacking, absent, wanting
     
  3. Not present or included (despite being expected, required or desired)
    - bereft, lacking, devoid, wanting
Verb: miss  mis
  1. Fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind
    "I missed that remark"; "She missed his point";
    - 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"
     
  4. Leave undone or leave out
    "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten";
    - neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, leave out, overlook, overleap
     
  5. Fail to reach or get to on time
    "She missed her train"
     
  6. Be without
    "There is something missing in my jewellery box!";
    - lack
     
  7. Fail to hit
    "The arrow missed the target"
     
  8. Be absent
    "The child had been missing for a week"
     
  9. Fail to experience
    "Fortunately, I missed the hurricane";
    - escape

See also: lost, nonexistent

Type of: avoid, desire, fail, go wrong, miscarry, neglect, want

Antonym: attend, have, hit

Encyclopedia: Missing

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