Synonyms and Antonyms of missing
1 no longer possessed <the missing socks turned up in the dog's special hiding place> Synonyms gone, mislaid, misplaced, lostRelated Words absent, castaway; irrecoverable, irretrievable; forgotten, unknownNear Antonyms cherished, loved, prized, protected, treasured, valuedAntonyms owned, possessed, retained
2 not present or in evidence <any sense of how real people talk and act is missing from this novel> Synonyms lacking, absent, nonexistent, wantingRelated Words dead, departed, extinct, lost, perished, vanished; defunct, done, expired, finished, lapsed, obsolete, over, passé; inadequate, insufficient, rare, scarce, sparse, uncommonNear Antonyms active, alive, animate, living, thriving; current, going, prevailing, uncanceled; common, prevalent; apparent, conspicuous, evident, obvious, plainAntonyms existent, present
3 not at a certain place <our church organist is missing this morning, so we'll have to sing without her accompaniment> Synonyms away, absent, outRelated Words AWOL, truant; departed, gone, retired; abroad, vacationingNear Antonyms accompanying, attending, participatingAntonyms here, in, present
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