Definition of Miss

1. Noun. A young woman. "A young lady of 18"




2. Verb. Fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind. "We lost part of what he said"
Exact synonyms: Lose
Specialized synonyms: Overlook

3. Noun. A failure to hit (or meet or find etc).
Exact synonyms: Misfire
Generic synonyms: Failure

4. Verb. Feel or suffer from the lack of. "They miss moving "; "He misses his mother"
Entails: Regret, Repent, Rue
Specialized synonyms: Regret
Generic synonyms: Desire, Want

5. Noun. A form of address for an unmarried woman.

6. Verb. Fail to attend an event or activity. "He missed school for a week"
Generic synonyms: Fail, Neglect
Specialized synonyms: Cut, Skip
Antonyms: Attend

7. Verb. Leave undone or leave out. "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"

8. Verb. Fail to reach or get to. "She missed her train"
Entails: Go, Locomote, Move, Travel
Generic synonyms: Fail, Go Wrong, Miscarry

9. Verb. Be without. "There is something missing in my jewelry box!"
Exact synonyms: Lack
Specialized synonyms: Want, Exclude
Derivative terms: Lack
Antonyms: Have

10. Verb. Fail to reach. "The arrow missed the target"
Specialized synonyms: Overshoot, Undershoot
Antonyms: Hit

11. Verb. Be absent. "The child had been missing for a week"

12. Verb. Fail to experience. "Fortunately, I missed the hurricane"
Exact synonyms: Escape
Generic synonyms: Avoid
Derivative terms: Escape, Escape

Definition of Miss

1. n. A title of courtesy prefixed to the name of a girl or a woman who has not been married. See Mistress, 5.

2. v. t. To fail of hitting, reaching, getting, finding, seeing, hearing, etc.; as, to miss the mark one shoots at; to miss the train by being late; to miss opportunites of getting knowledge; to miss the point or meaning of something said.

3. v. i. To fail to hit; to fly wide; to deviate from the true direction.

4. n. The act of missing; failure to hit, reach, find, obtain, etc.

Definition of Miss

1. Noun. Form of address for an unmarried woman. ¹

2. Noun. Form of address for a teacher or a waitress. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To fail to hit. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To feel the absence of someone or something, sometimes with regret. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To fail to understand or have a shortcoming of perception. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To fail to attend. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To be late for something (a means of transportation, a deadline etc). ¹

8. Verb. (sports) To fail to score (a goal). ¹

9. Noun. A failure to hit. ¹

10. Noun. A failure to obtain or accomplish. ¹

11. Noun. An act of avoidance. ¹

12. Noun. A title of respect for a young woman (usually unmarried) with or without a name used. ¹

13. Noun. An unmarried woman; a girl. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Miss

1. to fail to make contact with [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

Medical Definition of Miss

1. Origin: Contr. Fr. Mistress. 1. A title of courtesy prefixed to the name of a girl or a woman who has not been married. See Mistress. There is diversity of usage in the application of this title to two or more persons of the same name. We may write either the Miss Browns or the Misses Brown. 2. A young unmarried woman or a girl; as, she is a miss of sixteen. "Gay vanity, with smiles and kisses, Was busy 'mongst the maids and misses." (Cawthorn) 3. A kept mistress. See Mistress. 4. In the game of three-card loo, an extra hand, dealt on the table, which may be substituted for the hand dealt to a player. 1. To fail of hitting, reaching, getting, finding, seeing, hearing, etc.; as, to miss the mark one shoots at; to miss the train by being late; to miss opportunites of getting knowledge; to miss the point or meaning of something said. "When a man misses his great end, happiness, he will acknowledge he judged not right." (Locke) 2. To omit; to fail to have or to do; to get without; to dispense with; now seldom applied to persons. "She would never miss, one day, A walk so fine, a sight so gay." (Prior) "We cannot miss him; he does make our fire, Fetch in our wood." (Shak) 3. To discover the absence or omission of; to feel the want of; to mourn the loss of; to want. "Neither missed we anything . Nothing was missed of all that pertained unto him." (1 Sam. Xxv. 15, 21) "What by me thou hast lost, thou least shalt miss." (Milton) To miss stays. See Stay. Origin: AS. Missan; akin to D. & G. Missen, OHG. Missan, Icel. Missa, Sw. Mista, Dan. Miste. 100. See Mis-, pref. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Miss

misreputed
misreputing
misrhyme
misrhymed
misrhymes
misrhyming
misroute
misrouted
misroutes
misrouting
misrule
misruled
misrules
misruling
misruly
miss (current term)
miss a beat
miss a trick
miss fire
miss out
miss the boat
miss the mark
miss the point
missa
missable
missae
missaid
missal
missalette
missalettes

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