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Synonyms for miss

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. miss

    abandon, fail, forfeit, give up, let go, lose

    accomplish, achieve, acquire, arrive at, attain, compass, earn, gain, get, grasp, master, obtain, procure, reach, secure, win

Princeton's WordNet

  1. girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman, fillenoun

    a young woman

    "a young lady of 18"

    lady friend, missy, fille, young woman, young lady, girl, female child, girlfriend, daughter, little girl, misfire

    go to, impinge on, have, strike, feature, hit, collide with, run into, attend

  2. miss, misfirenoun

    a failure to hit (or meet or find etc)

    missy, fille, young woman, young lady, girl, dud, misfire

    collide with, run into, feature, have, attend, hit, strike, go to, impinge on

  3. Missverb

    a form of address for an unmarried woman

    girl, misfire, young lady, young woman, missy, fille

    feature, have, strike, run into, collide with, hit, impinge on, attend, go to

  4. miss, loseverb

    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"

    mislay, turn a loss, fall behind, misplace, lose, omit, overlook, fall back, lack, overleap, suffer, drop, leave out, neglect, recede, drop off, pretermit, escape

    have, go to, impinge on, run into, attend, strike, collide with, hit, feature

  5. missverb

    feel or suffer from the lack of

    "He misses his mother"

    drop, omit, lose, neglect, leave out, overleap, pretermit, overlook, lack, escape

    run into, impinge on, attend, feature, collide with, strike, have, go to, hit

  6. missverb

    fail to attend an event or activity

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

    drop, omit, lose, neglect, leave out, overleap, pretermit, overlook, lack, escape

    go to, have, attend, impinge on, run into, hit, feature, strike, collide with

  7. neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleapverb

    leave undone or leave out

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

    unload, overleap, dribble, lose, drip, vault, send packing, drop off, dismiss, drop down, sink, fail, dominate, fell, degenerate, deteriorate, look out over, leave off, lack, ignore, leave out, throw, cast, cut down, pretermit, put down, take out, devolve, expend, exclude, dangle, send away, set down, flatten, look across, swing, cast off, strike down, throw off, escape, neglect, overtop, command, except, drop, shake off, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, look out on, throw away, disregard, shed, omit

    strike, go to, impinge on, collide with, hit, have, feature, attend, run into

  8. missverb

    fail to reach or get to

    "She missed her train"

    drop, omit, lose, neglect, leave out, overleap, pretermit, overlook, lack, escape

    go to, collide with, attend, feature, impinge on, strike, have, hit, run into

  9. miss, lackverb

    be without

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

    drop, omit, lose, neglect, leave out, overleap, pretermit, overlook, lack, escape

    feature, impinge on, attend, run into, strike, have, collide with, go to, hit

  10. missverb

    fail to reach

    "The arrow missed the target"

    drop, omit, lose, neglect, leave out, overleap, pretermit, overlook, lack, escape

    feature, run into, strike, collide with, attend, have, hit, go to, impinge on

  11. missverb

    be absent

    "The child had been missing for a week"

    drop, omit, lose, neglect, leave out, overleap, pretermit, overlook, lack, escape

    impinge on, run into, hit, strike, have, go to, feature, collide with, attend

  12. miss, escapeverb

    fail to experience

    "Fortunately, I missed the hurricane"

    get away, scat, break away, run away, leave out, bunk, get out, break loose, lose, get off, overlook, take to the woods, lack, overleap, scarper, fly the coop, drop, turn tail, run, omit, head for the hills, neglect, elude, hightail it, pretermit, get by, escape, lam

    strike, run into, have, go to, impinge on, collide with, attend, feature, hit

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. missverb

    fail to hit, fail to reach, fail of hitting, fail of reaching

  2. missverb

    lose, fail of finding

  3. missverb

    forego, pass by, leave out, go without

  4. missverb

    feel the want of, feel the loss of

  5. missverb

    fail to hit, fall short, miss one's aim

  6. missverb

    fail, miscarry, not succeed, come to nothing, end in smoke

  7. missnoun

    mistake, error, blunder, slip, trip, oversight, failure, fault, lapse

  8. missnoun

    girl, lass, LASSIE, maiden, damsel, maid, young lady

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. missnoun

    failure, miscarriage, omission, oversight, default, mistake, error

  2. missverb

    fail, miscarry, skip, omit, overlook

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How to use miss in a sentence?

  1. Hannah Gosselin:

    Oh, 100%, I miss my siblings, i mean, we all do share, like, the same birthday. It's a big day for all of us today. Assoon as I woke upthey texted me happy birthday and I sent them a happy birthday text back.

  2. Noah Petro:

    Unlike some astronomical events, there's not( a situation where) you've got to look at it this instant or else you miss it, there's really no moment that you have to be looking at it to maximize your enjoyment of the full moon. If it's cloudy and you don't want to be outside, just go one of the next nights.

  3. Mitch McConnell:

    You've been a real friend. You've been a trusted partner, and it's been an honor to serve with you. We are all going to miss you.

  4. Barack Obama:

    This moment may not come again soon, i believe that our nations have an historic opportunity to resolve this issue peacefully - an opportunity we should not miss.

  5. Richard Hardy:

    People are being driven onto the high street and into the supermarkets because of the exciting new (vegan) foods that are there, if you're not keeping up, you're going to miss the boat.

Translations for miss

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  • افتقد, اشتاق, أخطأ, آنسةArabic
  • trobar a faltar, enyorarCatalan, Valencian
  • postrádat, minout, chybět, zmeškat, vyhnout, netrefit, slečnaCzech
  • savne, forbier, frøkenDanish
  • sich sehnen, verfehlen, verpassen, vermissen, FräuleinGerman
  • χάνω, αστοχώ, νοσταλγώ, αστοχία, δεσποινίδα, δεσποινίςGreek
  • fraŭlinoEsperanto
  • faltar, echar de menos, errar, perder, extrañar, señoritaSpanish
  • puuttua, kaivata, poissa, missata, myöhästyä, ohi, ymmärtää, välttää, ikävöidä, epäonnistuminen, ohilaukaus, neitonen, ohiheitto, neitiFinnish
  • rater, manquer, languir, mademoiselleFrench
  • ógbheanIrish
  • caill, rach iomrall, ionndrainn, maighdeannScottish Gaelic
  • פספס, החטיא, הִתְגַּעְגֵּעַHebrew
  • elszalaszt, hiányol, eltéveszt, elhibáz, lekésik, elmulaszt, nélkülözHungarian
  • կարոտել, օրիորդArmenian
  • damzeloIdo
  • ungfrúIcelandic
  • mancare, signorinaItalian
  • עלמהHebrew
  • 恋い慕う, しそこなう, 当てそこなう, 取り損なう, 寂しがる, 憧れる, ミスJapanese
  • 놓치다, 그리워하다, 아가씨Korean
  • egeo, desidero, careo, desum, missLatin
  • verpassen, verfeelen, vermëssenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • netrāpīt, trūktLatvian
  • hauare, mānakonako, hemoMāori
  • утка, госпоѓица, пропуст, промашувањеMacedonian
  • snappen, lezen, ergens, missen, overheen, ontwijken, kijken, niet, mislukking, misser, juffrouwDutch
  • frøkenNorwegian
  • spudłować, tęsknić, spóźnić się, pudło, pannaPolish
  • perceber, [[sentir]] [[falta]]/[[saudade]]/[[saudades]] [[de]], falhar, faltar, perder, compreender, evitar, errar, senhoritaPortuguese
  • опоздать, промазать, попасть, пропустить, избежать, скучать, понять, тосковать, недоставать, промахнуться, упустить, девица, неудача, барышня, провал, девушка, промах, мисс, пропуск, деваRussian
  • gospodicaSerbo-Croatian
  • slečnaSlovak
  • pogrešati, zgrešiti, pogrešiti, zamuditi, gospodičnaSlovene
  • missa, sakna, bomma, undvika, miss, misslyckande, bom, frökenSwedish
  • คิดถึงThai
  • kaçırmak, özlemek, ıskalamakTurkish
  • місUkrainian
  • hụt, trật, nhớ, trượtVietnamese
  • inkosazanaZulu

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    A synonym of "kittenish"
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