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Adjective
No longer possessed
“The playing cards were missing.”
Adjective
Not present or included when expected or supposed to be
“The one thing that is obviously missing from the wreck is any sign of a propshaft or propshaft tunnel.”
Verb
Present participle for fail, make a mistake
“Would you be willing to share the details with all of us who love your humor but miss these chances to experience it first hand?”
Verb
Present participle for feel regret or sadness at no longer being able to enjoy the presence of
“I haven't seen him since August, when he ended it and I miss the jerk.”
Verb
Present participle for to fail to hit something aimed at
“So, my husband swerved to miss the vehicle in front.”
Verb
Present participle for fail to notice, hear, or understand
“Much of the debate around online, even alternative online, media in Australia continues to miss the point.”
Verb
Present participle for to fail to attend
“She never missed a meeting that I remember.”
Verb
Present participle for to escape or avoid narrowly
“Christmas shoppers go out early to miss the crowds.”
Verb
Present participle for to fail to understand the true or actual meaning of
“I think you're missing the point.”
Verb
Present participle for to be unsuccessful
“… everyone knows that most of the new television series will miss and be gone before anyone notices.”
Verb
Verb
Present participle for to fail to hit something aimed at
“Thomas missed a back pass from Danny Brewster and Morris simply rolled the ball over the line from an angle.”
Verb
“Well, if you let me see your ticket, I'll make sure you two girls get on the right train so you don't miss your ferry.”
Verb
Present participle for to fail to notice, see, or hear
“You can't miss the station because it's so big.”
Verb
“It seemed everyone was going to be late to work, miss a big meeting, miss a guest coming in from out of town.”
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