HyperDic: miss

English > 12 senses of the word miss / Miss:
VERBperceptionmiss, losefail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind
emotionmissfeel or suffer from the lack of
stativemissfail to attend an event or activity
cognitionmiss, neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, leave out, overlook, overleapleave undone or leave out
motionmissfail to reach or get to
stativemiss, lackbe without
contactmissfail to reach
stativemissbe absent
communicationmiss, escapefail to experience
NOUNperson miss, girl, missy, young lady, young woman, fillea young woman
eventmiss, misfirea failure to hit (or meet or find etc)
communicationMissa form of address for an unmarried woman
miss / Miss > pronunciation
Soundsmih's
Rhymesabyss ... worthiness: 194 rhymes with ihs...
English > miss: 12 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA young woman.
Synonymsgirl, missy, young lady, young woman, fille
NarrowerGibson girlThe idealized American girl of the 1890s as pictured by C. D. Gibson
May queen, queen of the MayThe girl chosen queen of a May Day festival
belleA young woman who is the most charming and beautiful of several rivals
bimboA young woman indulged by rich and powerful older men
chachka, tsatske, tshatshke, tchotchke, tchotchkeleh(Yiddish) an attractive, unconventional woman
chitA dismissive term for a girl who is immature or who lacks respect
colleenAn Irish girl
dame, doll, wench, skirt, chick, birdinformal terms for a (young) woman
flapperA young woman in the 1920s who flaunted her unconventional conduct and dress
galalliterative term for girl (or woman)
gamineA girl of impish appeal
lass, lassie, young girl, jeune filleA girl or young woman who is unmarried
maid, maidenAn unmarried girl (especially a virgin)
mill-girlA girl who works in a mill
party girlAn attractive young woman hired to attend parties / parties and entertain men
periA beautiful and graceful girl
ring girlA young woman who holds up cards indicating the number of the next round at prize fights
rosebud(a literary reference to) a pretty young girl
sex kitten, sexpot, sex bombA young woman who is thought to have sex appeal
shop girlA young female shop assistant
soubretteA pert or flirtatious young girl
sweater girlA girl with an attractive bust who wears tight sweaters
tomboy, romp, hoydenA girl who behaves in a boyish manner
valley girlA girl who grew up in the tract housing in the San Fernando Valley
working girlA young woman who is employed
Broaderwoman, adult femaleAn adult female person (as opposed to a man)
Spanishchica, chico, fille, jovencita, joven, muchacha, mujercita, niña, señorita, señorito
Catalanfille, noia, senyoreta
English > miss: 12 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA failure to hit (or meet or find etc).
Synonymmisfire
BroaderfailureAn event that does not accomplish its intended purpose
Spanishdesacierto, fallo, olvido, yerro
Verbsmissfail to reach
missfail to reach or get to
English > Miss: 12 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA form of address for an unmarried woman.
Broadertitle, title of respect, form of addressAn identifying appellation signifying status or function
Spanishpn000, señorita
Catalanpn000, senyoreta
English > miss: 12 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningfail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Examples
  • "I missed that remark"
  • "She missed his point"
Synonymlose
Narroweroverlooklook past, fail to notice
Spanishescaparse, perder
Catalanescapar-se, perdre
English > miss: 12 senses > verb 2, emotion
MeaningFeel or suffer from the lack of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThey miss moving
Example"He misses his mother"
Entailsrepent, regret, rueFeel remorse for
NarrowerregretFeel sad about the loss or absence of
Broaderdesire, wantFeel or have a desire for
Spanishañorar, echar de menos, extrañar
Catalanenyorar, perdre, sentir enyorança de, trobar a faltar
English > miss: 12 senses > verb 3, stative
Meaningfail to attend an event or activity.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "I missed the concert"
  • "He missed school for a week"
Narrowercut, skipintentionally fail to attend
Broaderfail, neglectfail to do something
Oppositeattend, go toBe present at (meetings, church services, university) , etc.
Spanishperderse
English > miss: 12 senses > verb 4, cognition
MeaningLeave undone or leave out.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
Examples
  • "How could I miss that typo?"
  • "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
Synonymsneglect, pretermit, omit, drop, leave out, overlook, overleap
Narrowerforgetforget to do something
jump, pass over, skip, skip overBypass
Oppositeattend to, take to heartget down to
Spanishomitir
Catalanometre
English > miss: 12 senses > verb 5, motion
Meaningfail to reach or get to.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"She missed her train"
Entailstravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Broaderfail, go wrong, miscarryBe unsuccessful
Spanishperder
Nounsmissa failure to hit (or meet or find etc)
English > miss: 12 senses > verb 6, stative
MeaningBe without.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "There is something missing in my jewelry box!"
Synonymlack
Narrowerexcludelack or fail to include
wantBe without, lack
Oppositehave, featureHave as a feature
Spanishcarecer de, carecer, fallir, faltar
Catalanfaltar, mancar, no tenir
English > miss: 12 senses > verb 7, contact
Meaningfail to reach.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The arrow missed the target"
NarrowerovershootShoot beyond or over (a target)
undershootShoot short of or below (a target)
Oppositehit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide withhit against
Spanisherrar, fallar
Catalanerrar, fallar
Nounsmissa failure to hit (or meet or find etc)
English > miss: 12 senses > verb 8, stative
MeaningBe absent.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The child had been missing for a week"
Spanishausentarse
Catalanabsentar-se
English > miss: 12 senses > verb 9, communication
Meaningfail to experience.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"Fortunately, I missed the hurricane"
Synonymescape
BroaderavoidStay clear from
Spanishechar de menos, escaparse, escapar, perderse
Catalananar-se'n, escapar, escapolir-se, evadir-se, fugir, marxar, tocar el dos

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