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Definition of misse

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1. miss [ v ] fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind
Examples: "I missed that remark" "She missed his point" "We lost part of what he said"

Used in print:

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

He missed the 1955 season because of an operation on the ailing knee , then played 77 minutes in 1956 .

(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)

Do n't miss the pansies that appear from_time_to_time through the winter .

(High Fidelity, 11:10...)

The orchestra is far enough away from you that you miss the bow scrapes , valve clicks , and other noises incidental_to playing .

(Louis Zara, Dark Rider....)

It would summon him once ; if he missed it , never_again .

(Whit Masterson, Evil Come, Evil Go....)

I would n't want him to miss the message '' .

Synonyms miss lose Related Terms overlook

2. miss [ v ] feel or suffer from the lack of
Examples: : "He misses his mother"

Used in print:

(Christopher Davis, First Family....)

She said , `` Do you think you 'll miss school '' ?

She says the children miss you .

(Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy....)

The one thing he missed from his farm in the Po_Valley was the animals ; frequently he would take his leave of Michelangelo by announcing :

(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)

She loved him and missed his company .

These would be his hardest years , she knew , and he missed his father desperately .

Synonyms miss Related Terms desire long regret repent

3. miss [ v ] fail to attend an event or activity
Examples: : "I missed the concert" "He missed school for a week"

Used in print:

(The Providence Journal...)

Putting_on local musicians at_this_place in the program serves a triple purpose : it saves the top flight jazz men from being wasted in_this unenviable spot , when the audience is cold , restless , and in flux ; it prevents late-comers from missing some of the people they have come a long way to hear , and it gives the resident musicians a chance to perform before the famous Newport audience .

(Julia Newman, "Travel and Camera USA"...)

Some tips for shooting in Northeastern locales : In New_York_City do n't miss coverage of the United_Nations .

Another scenic spot in Tennessee is Chattanooga where the Rock_City Gardens are not to be missed .

Of_course , while in_this vicinity you won n't want to miss a visit to Mount_Rushmore_National_Memorial where on_the_side of a mountain are the famous sculptures of Presidents Washington , Lincoln , Jefferson and Theodore_Roosevelt .

(Richard Tiernan, "Land of the Silver Dollar,"...)

`` You missed it '' , Buzz 's voice said , `` You should have gone over to the Pagan_Room with us .

Synonyms miss Related Terms attend fail cut

4. miss [ v ] leave undone or leave out
Examples: "How could I miss that typo?" "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"

Used in print:

(Francis Pollini, Night....)

How did they miss him when they got Slater ?

(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)

She answered him precisely , missing not a beat in her scrutiny of the financial reports .

(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)

Not a thought nor a cadence was missed in her summary of appreciation .

(Hampton Stone, The Man Who Looked Death...)

He was freshly shaved , and if there had been any alcohol in him we could never have missed detecting some scent of_it on the massive gusts of his laughter .

Synonyms miss neglect leave_out overlook pretermit overleap drop omit Related Terms attend_to forget jump omission omission neglecter

5. miss [ v ] fail to reach or get to
Examples: : "She missed her train"

Used in print:

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

I never did miss one in a playoff_game - I kicked about 20 in the five playoff_games my last two years '' .

(W. H. Gass, "The Pedersen Kid," in The...)

He was bitter when he missed .

Synonyms miss Related Terms fail travel

6. miss [ v ] be without
Examples: "This soup lacks salt" "There is something missing in my jewellery box!"

Used in print:

(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)

In_addition , a special award was given to Bob_(_Bevo_) Nordmann , the 6 - foot - 10 center who missed much of the season because of a knee injury .

(Chicago Daily Tribune...)

Remember how BY a series of booking absurdities Chicago missed seeing the Bolshoi_Ballet ?

Remember how by lack of two big theaters Chicago missed the first visit of the Royal_Danish_Ballet ?

(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)

One morning , we discovered not_only that the pennies were missing from the idol but that a cigarette had been stubbed_out in its lap .

Synonyms lack miss Related Terms have want exclude lack

7. miss [ v ] fail to reach or get to
Examples: "She missed her train"

Used in print:

(Donald J. Plantz, Sweeney Squadron....)

If any of us miss , they can pick_up the pieces .

Synonyms miss Related Terms hit fail overshoot undershoot travel

8. miss [ v ] fail to reach
Examples: "The arrow missed the target"

Used in print:

(Chicago Daily Tribune,...)

At Jenks street , Simms said , the car skidded completely around , just missed two parked cars , and sped east in Jenks .

(The Detroit News...)

Kimmell ordered the driver to back_up , watched the children safely across and was approaching the car when it suddenly `` took_off at high speed '' , he said , narrowly missing him .

(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)

As a former President , however , Mr._Eisenhower abandoned this role to engage in partisan sniping during a New_York Republican rally , and generally missed his target .

(Cliff Farrell, Trail of the Tattered Star....)

But it had missed the bone and had passed on through .

Synonyms miss Related Terms hit overshoot undershoot

9. miss [ n ] a young woman
Examples: "a young lady of 18"

Used in print:

(Richard S. Prather, "The Bawdy Beautiful," Cavalier...)

I said , `` Do we know each other , Miss '' ?

Man , you rang - it was in_color , too , Miss , and & & & Miss ?

Man , you rang - it was in_color , too , Miss , and & & & Miss ?

Synonyms girl young_woman miss young_lady fille missy 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. miss [ n ] a failure to hit (or meet or find etc)

Used in print:

(Evan Esar, Humorous English; a guide to comic ,...)

In common parlance they would be described as misses - misinterpreters , misunderstanders , misdirectors and kindred misdeeds .

Synonyms miss misfire missfire Related Terms failure

11. miss [ v ] be absent
Examples: "The child had been missing for a week"

Used in print:

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

It permits the state to take_over bank_accounts , stocks and other personal_property of persons missing for seven years or more .

Synonyms miss

12. Miss [ n ] Woman's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 3111

Synonyms Miss

13. miss [ v ] fail to experience
Examples: "Fortunately, I missed the hurricane"

Synonyms escape miss Related Terms avoid escape

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