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See definition of miss the point on Dictionary.com
  • as inmisunderstand
  • as inmisconceive
  • as inmisread

synonyms for miss the point

  • confuse
  • miscalculate
  • misconstrue
  • misinterpret
  • misjudge
  • misread
  • confound
  • fail
  • misapply
  • misapprehend
  • misconceive
  • miss
  • mistake
  • be at cross purposes
  • be bewildered
  • be confused
  • be perplexed
  • get signals crossed
  • get signals mixed
  • get wrong
  • get wrong impression
  • miscomprehend
  • misknow
  • misreckon
  • not register
  • take amiss
  • take wrongly
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antonyms for miss the point

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  • understand
  • comprehend
  • succeed
  • construe
  • get
  • grasp
  • interpret
  • perceive
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How to use miss the point in a sentence

This is the first and principal point at which we can stanch the wastage of teaching energy that now goes on.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
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
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
His also was the intellectual point of view, and the intellectual interest in knowledge and its deductions.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
Judged from this point of view only, the elasticity provided by the new law is doubtless adequate.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
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
That is the only point in which one sees Liszt's sense of his own greatness; otherwise his manner is remarkably unassuming.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Miss Christabel blushed furiously and emitted a sound half between a laugh and a scream.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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