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Overview of noun miss

The noun miss has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman, fille

(a young woman; "a young lady of 18")

2. (1) miss, misfire

(a failure to hit (or meet or find etc))

3. Miss

(a form of address for an unmarried woman)

Overview of verb miss

The verb miss has 9 senses? (first 8 from tagged texts)
1. (16) miss, lose

(fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind; "I missed that remark"; "She missed his point"; "We lost part of what he said")

2. (13) miss

(feel or suffer from the lack of; "He misses his mother")

3. (9) miss

(fail to attend an event or activity; "I missed the concert"; "He missed school for a week")

4. (6) neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap

(leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten")

5. (5) miss

(fail to reach or get to; "She missed her train")

6. (4) miss, lack

(be without; "This soup lacks salt"; "There is something missing in my jewelry box!")

7. (4) miss

(fail to reach; "The arrow missed the target")

8. (1) miss

(be absent; "The child had been missing for a week")

9. miss, escape

(fail to experience; "Fortunately, I missed the hurricane") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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