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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
Noun: miss  mis
  1. A young female
    "a miss of 18";
    - girl, missy [informal], young lady, young woman, fille
     
  2. A failure to hit (or meet or find etc)
    - misfire
Noun: Miss.
  1. A state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War
    - Mississippi, Magnolia State, MS
Noun: Miss  mis
  1. A form of address for an unmarried woman

Derived forms: Misses, missed, misses, missing

Type of: adult female, American state, avoid, desire, fail, failure, form of address, go wrong, miscarry, neglect, title, title of respect, want, woman

Antonym: attend, have, hit

Part of: America, Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, Deep South, Dixie, Dixieland, Gulf Coast of the United States, Gulf States, South, Southern United States, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

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