1. [ verb ] fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind
Synonyms: lose

"I missed that remark" "She missed his point" "We lost part of what he said"

Related terms: overlook
2. [ verb ] feel or suffer from the lack of

: "He misses his mother"

Related terms: desire long regret repent
3. [ verb ] fail to attend an event or activity

: "I missed the concert" "He missed school for a week"

Related terms: attend fail cut
4. [ verb ] leave undone or leave out
Synonyms: neglect leave_out overlook drop overleap pretermit omit

"How could I miss that typo?" "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"

Related terms: attend_to forget jump omission omission neglecter
5. [ verb ] fail to reach or get to

: "She missed her train"

Related terms: fail travel
6. [ verb ] be without
Synonyms: lack

"This soup lacks salt" "There is something missing in my jewellery box!"

Related terms: have want exclude lack
7. [ verb ] fail to reach or get to

"She missed her train"

Related terms: hit fail overshoot undershoot travel
8. [ verb ] fail to reach

"The arrow missed the target"

Related terms: hit overshoot undershoot
9. [ noun ] a young woman
Synonyms: girl young_woman young_lady fille missy

"a young lady of 18"

Related terms: woman baby lass maid Gibson_girl dame working_girl belle flapper peri shop_girl gal sweater_girl Cinderella bimbo rosebud ring_girl soubrette valley_girl tomboy May_queen party_girl mill-girl sex_bomb colleen bachelor_girl
10. [ noun ] a failure to hit (or meet or find etc)
Synonyms: misfire missfire
Related terms: failure
11. [ verb ] be absent

"The child had been missing for a week"

12. [ noun ] Woman's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 3111
13. [ verb ] fail to experience
Synonyms: escape

"Fortunately, I missed the hurricane"

Related terms: avoid escape
Similar spelling:   missy