Definition of Miss. Meaning of Miss. Synonyms of Miss

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Definition of Miss

Miss
Miss Miss, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Missed; p. pr. & vb. n. Missing.] [AS. missan; akin to D. & G. missen, OHG. missan, Icel. missa, Sw. mista, Dan. miste. [root]100. See Mis-, pref.] 1. To fail of hitting, reaching, getting, finding, seeing, hearing, etc.; as, to miss the mark one shoots at; to miss the train by being late; to miss opportunites of getting knowledge; to miss the point or meaning of something said. When a man misses his great end, happiness, he will acknowledge he judged not right. --Locke. 2. To omit; to fail to have or to do; to get without; to dispense with; -- now seldom applied to persons. She would never miss, one day, A walk so fine, a sight so gay. --Prior. We cannot miss him; he does make our fire, Fetch in our wood. --Shak. 3. To discover the absence or omission of; to feel the want of; to mourn the loss of; to want. --Shak. Neither missed we anything . . . Nothing was missed of all that pertained unto him. --1 Sam. xxv. 15, 21. What by me thou hast lost, thou least shalt miss. --Milton. To miss stays. (Naut.) See under Stay.
Miss
Miss Miss, v. i. 1. To fail to hit; to fly wide; to deviate from the true direction. Men observe when things hit, and not when they miss. --Bacon. Flying bullets now, To execute his rage, appear too slow; They miss, or sweep but common souls away. --Waller. 2. To fail to obtain, learn, or find; -- with of. Upon the least reflection, we can not miss of them. --Atterbury. 3. To go wrong; to err. [Obs.] Amongst the angels, a whole legion Of wicked sprites did fall from happy bliss; What wonder then if one, of women all, did miss? --Spenser. 4. To be absent, deficient, or wanting. [Obs.] See Missing, a. What here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend. --Shak.
Miss
Miss Miss, n. 1. The act of missing; failure to hit, reach, find, obtain, etc. 2. Loss; want; felt absence. [Obs.] There will be no great miss of those which are lost. --Locke. 3. Mistake; error; fault. --Shak. He did without any great miss in the hardest points of grammar. --Ascham. 4. Harm from mistake. [Obs.] --Spenser.
Mis
Mis Mis, a. & adv. [See Amiss.] Wrong; amiss. [Obs.] ``To correcten that [which] is mis.' --Chaucer.

Meaning of Miss from wikipedia

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