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miss

verb

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(Entry 1 of 3)

1 to fail to attend
  • had to miss work for a week because of the flu

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2 to fail to understand the true or actual meaning of
  • I think you're missing the point

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3 to be unsuccessful
  • everyone knows that most of the new television series will miss and be gone before anyone notices

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miss

noun (1)

Synonyms of miss (Entry 2 of 3)

1 a female person who has not yet reached adulthood
  • a talented young miss who wants to become a writer

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2 a young unmarried woman
  • you should ask that young miss if she would like to dance

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miss

noun (2)

Synonyms & Antonyms of miss (Entry 3 of 3)

something that has failed
  • a television season with far fewer hits than misses

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The first known use of miss was before the 12th century

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“Miss.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/miss. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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