ms

abbreviation (1)

Definition of ms 

(Entry 1 of 3)

millisecond

Ms.

noun
\ˈmiz \
variants: or British Ms
plural Mss. or Mses.\ ˈmi-​zəz \

Definition of Ms. (Entry 2 of 3)

used instead of Miss or Mrs. (as when the marital status of a woman is unknown or irrelevant) Ms. Mary Smith

MS

abbreviation (2)

Definition of MS (Entry 3 of 3)

1 [ Italian mano sinistra ] left hand

2 manuscript

3 master of science

4 military science

5 Mississippi

6 motor ship

7 multiple sclerosis

First Known Use of ms

Noun

1901, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ms

Noun

probably blend of Miss and Mrs.

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Ms.

noun
\ˈmiz\

Kids Definition of Ms.

often used instead of Miss or Mrs. Ms. Jane Doe

Kids Definition of MS

Mississippi

Medical Definition of ms 

(Entry 1 of 2)

millisecond

Medical Definition of MS (Entry 2 of 2)

1 mass spectrometry

2 master of science

3 multiple sclerosis

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