Synonyms of miss in English

: miss1miss2

miss1


See definition of miss

verb

1‘the shot he fired missed her by inches’

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fail to hit, be wide of, go wide of, fall short of
ANTONYMS

hit

2‘Mandy missed the catch and flung the ball back rather crossly’

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fail to catch, drop, fumble, fluff, bungle, mishandle, misfield, mishit
ANTONYMS

catch

3‘I'll miss my bus now’

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be too late for, fail to catch, fail to get
ANTONYMS

catch

4‘I'm sorry, I missed what you said’

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fail to hear, fail to take in, mishear, misunderstand

5‘you can't miss the station because it's so big’

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fail to notice, fail to see, overlook, pass over, forget
ANTONYMS

see, notice

6‘she never missed a meeting that I remember’

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fail to attend, be too late for, absent oneself from, be absent from, play truant from, take French leave from, cut, skip, omit
British informal skive off
ANTONYMS

attend

7‘don't miss this exciting opportunity!’

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fail to take advantage of, fail to grasp, fail to seize, fail to take, let slip, let go, let pass, forfeit, pass up, lose out on, overlook, disregard

8‘I left my flat early to try to miss the rush-hour traffic’

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avoid, beat, evade, escape, dodge, sidestep, elude, get round, circumvent, steer clear of, give a wide berth to, find a way round, bypass, skirt, cheat, duck
ANTONYMS

get caught up in

9‘she loved her father and missed him when he was away’

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pine for, yearn for, ache for, long for, long to see, regret the absence of, regret the loss of, feel the loss of, feel nostalgic for, need

10‘we did not miss the children until darkness fell’

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notice the absence of, find missing

noun

1‘one hit and three misses’

SYNONYMS
failure, omission, slip, blunder, error, mistake, fiasco
informal flop
ANTONYMS

hit


Synonyms of miss in English

: miss1miss2

miss2


See definition of miss

noun

1‘that little miss knows more than she lets on’

SYNONYMS
young woman, young lady, girl, schoolgirl, slip of a girl
girly, missy, lass, maiden, maid
nymphet, belle, baby doll
Scottish lassie
Irish colleen
informal babe, chick, bit, doll, teenybopper
British informal popsy, bird, bint, poppet
North American informal broad, dame, patootie
Irish informal mot
Australian, New Zealand informal sheila
dated, informal filly, baggage
North American dated, informal bobby-soxer
literary damsel, nymph
archaic, humorous wench

Phrases

    miss someone/something out


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    British informal


    give something a miss

    ‘if you are not a fan of rock music then I would give it a miss’


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