part of speech: verb
inflections: misses, missing, missed
definition 1: to fail to hit, catch, reach, cross, or touch.
- He missed the ball.
- I missed the plane.
antonyms: catch, find, hit
definition 2: to fail to see, hear, or understand.
- He missed what I said.
antonyms: get, hear, notice, observe, see
definition 3: to fail to perform, attend, or otherwise experience.
- I missed the concert.
definition 4: to fail to do or get.
- They missed a good chance of winning the game.
definition 5: to avoid or escape.
- The car missed the tree.
synonyms: avoid, evade
definition 6: to feel sad or lonely without.
- She missed her friend.
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a failure to hit or catch something.
- She made five baskets in a row before a miss.
antonyms: catch, hit
definition 2: any failure or thing that is left out.
- Our plan turned out to be a miss.
synonyms: bomb, defeat, failure, flop
Word Builder: miss +
missing: not able to be found; lost.