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To feel regret or sadness at no longer being able to enjoy the presence of
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“I have not seen him since late last year, and I really miss the little devil.”
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To notice the loss or absence of
“He's a wealthy man who will barely miss the pocket change.”
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To fail to hit something aimed at
“He would miss the target by a fair margin with his shot.”
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To fail to execute a skill
“Mandy would miss the catch and decided to fling the ball back rather crossly instead.”
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To not be able to experience or take advantage of (an opportunity or chance)
“Marshall was determined not to miss his once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.”
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To fail to attend, or to play truant
“Is there a good reason you decided to miss your appointment earlier today?”
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To escape or avoid narrowly
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“We would miss the heavy traffic by leaving early.”
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To interpret erroneously, or to understand incorrectly
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“As if to further demonstrate his fatuousness, he would miss the whole point of the discussion.”
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To fail to hear accurately
“I would miss most of what he was trying to say because of his thick accent.”
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To be too late to catch (a passenger vehicle or the post)
“Make sure you get to the airport early so you don't miss your flight.”
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To fail to see or notice
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“You can't miss the station because it's so big.”
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To leave or lay something in the wrong place and then forget where one put it
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To fail, especially in spectacular fashion
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To fail to include
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To make something fluffy
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Long for
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To fail to attend, or to play truant
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Hit a foul
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To have a need for
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To cover over
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To be without or deficient in something
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To pass swiftly over
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To decide not to do something
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To physically get or pass over something
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A failure to hit, catch, reach or achieve something
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“It was a dreadful miss and would certainly prove to be a costly one.”
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An act of refusal or avoidance
“Sorry, Harvey, but I'm going to have to give your creepy proposal a miss.”
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A girl or young woman, especially one regarded as silly or headstrong
“The King has sent us with breakfast for the young miss and her family.”
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Inaccurate estimation
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(informal) A form of address to a woman
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A mistake, typically unintentional
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Foul ball
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Neglect of one's duty or responsibility
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A scarcity or lack of something
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A person who is fully grown or developed
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