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Meaning of miss

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a young woman; "a young lady of 18" [syn: {girl}, {miss},
           {missy}, {young lady}, {young woman}, {fille}]
      2: a failure to hit (or meet or find etc) [syn: {miss},
      3: a form of address for an unmarried woman
      v 1: fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind;
           "I missed that remark"; "She missed his point"; "We lost
           part of what he said" [syn: {miss}, {lose}]
      2: feel or suffer from the lack of; "He misses his mother"
      3: fail to attend an event or activity; "I missed the concert";
         "He missed school for a week" [ant: {attend}, {go to}]
      4: leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?";
         "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten" [syn:
         {neglect}, {pretermit}, {omit}, {drop}, {miss}, {leave out},
         {overlook}, {overleap}] [ant: {attend to}, {take to heart}]
      5: fail to reach or get to; "She missed her train"
      6: be without; "This soup lacks salt"; "There is something
         missing in my jewelry box!" [syn: {miss}, {lack}] [ant:
         {feature}, {have}]
      7: fail to reach; "The arrow missed the target" [ant: {collide
         with}, {hit}, {impinge on}, {run into}, {strike}]
      8: be absent; "The child had been missing for a week"
      9: fail to experience; "Fortunately, I missed the hurricane"
         [syn: {miss}, {escape}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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