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  • nounfailure
  • verbfail, make a mistake
  • verbwant; feel a loss

synonyms for miss

  • absence
  • blunder
  • default
  • defect
  • error
  • fault
  • loss
  • mishap
  • mistake
  • omission
  • oversight
  • slip
  • want
See also synonyms for: missed / misses / missing
  • drop
  • forget
  • skip
  • misplace
  • slip
  • miscarry
  • trip
  • blow
  • botch
  • overlook
  • fumble
  • juggle
  • flub
  • slight
  • mislay
  • err
  • misfire
  • omit
  • blunder
  • ignore
  • muff
  • lose
  • disregard
  • neglect
  • pass over
  • overshoot
  • undershoot
  • be late for
  • drop the ball
  • fall flat on face
  • fall short
  • let go
  • let slip
  • pass up
  • trip up
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antonyms for miss

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  • abundance
  • accuracy
  • advantage
  • certainty
  • correction
  • correctness
  • perfection
  • plenty
  • remembrance
  • strength
  • success
  • truth
  • triumph
  • win
  • despise
  • hate
  • dislike
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How to use miss in a sentence

But Lucy had noted, out of the corner of her watchful eye, the arrival of Miss Grains, indignant and perspiring.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
But with all her advantages Miss Solomonson failed with the old lord, and she abuses him to this day.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He, with others, thinking the miss-sahib had gone to church, was smoking the hookah of gossip in a neighboring compound.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Miss Christabel blushed furiously and emitted a sound half between a laugh and a scream.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Miss Smith immediately rises from the table, puts up her dear little mouth to her papa to be kissed.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
"It's always the way with them," sighed Miss Grains, who suffered from a complication of romantic tendency and very tight stays.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Miss Thangue replied, impulsively, "I have often wondered if you numbered satiety among your complexities!"
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
“I hope he will grow up to be a true comfort to you, M. Pujol,” said Miss Janet.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Feeling secure regarding their happiness and welfare, she did not miss them except with an occasional intense longing.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
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WORDS RELATED TO MISS

  • dissipated
  • lay out
  • paid out
  • spent
  • squandered
  • wasted
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.