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miss1

miss1

 
 
pronunciation:
mIs
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part of speech: verb
inflections: missed, misses, missing
definition 1: to fail to hit, catch, reach, cross, or touch.
He missed the ball.I missed the plane.
antonyms:
catch
definition 2: to fail to see, hear, or understand.
He missed what I said.
antonyms:
get, hear, notice, see
similar words:
ignore, lose
definition 3: to feel sad or lonely without someone or something.
She missed her friend.
similar words:
lack, want
Word Builder: miss +
  • missing:
    not able to be found; lost.
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