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Dictionary definition for: Miss

1. (n) a young woman; "a young lady of 18"

2. (v) 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"

3. (n) a failure to hit (or meet or find etc)

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

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

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

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

8. (v) be without; "This soup lacks salt" "There is something missing in my jewellery box!"

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

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

11. (v) fail to experience; "Fortunately, I missed the hurricane"

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