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adjective miss·ing \ˈmi-siŋ\

Simple Definition of missing

  • : unable to be found : not in a usual or expected place

  • : needed or expected but not included

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of missing

  1. :  absent; also :  lost <missing in action>

Examples of missing in a sentence

  1. The new director has provided the missing ingredient that was needed for the show's success.

  2. <the missing socks turned up in the dog's special hiding place>



Circa 1530

First Known Use of missing

circa 1530



MISSING Defined for Kids

missing

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adjective miss·ing \ˈmi-siŋ\

Definition of missing for Students

  1. 1 :  absent 1 <Who is missing?>

  2. 2 :  lost 2 <a missing book>





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