Synonyms of miss in English

: miss1miss2

miss1


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verb

1‘the shot he fired missed her by inches’

SYNONYMS
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’

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

catch

3‘I'll miss my bus now’

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

catch

4‘I'm sorry, I missed what you said’

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

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

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

see, notice

6‘she never missed a meeting that I remember’

SYNONYMS
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!’

SYNONYMS
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’

SYNONYMS
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’

SYNONYMS
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’

SYNONYMS
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


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noun

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

SYNONYMS
young woman, young lady, girl, slip of a girl
Scottish lass, lassie
Irish colleen
British informal bird
Irish informal mot
Australian, New Zealand informal sheila
literary maid, maiden, damsel, nymph
archaic, humorous wench

Phrases

    give something a miss

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


    SYNONYMS
    avoid, keep away from, stay away from, steer clear of, circumvent, give a wide berth to, keep at arm's length, fight shy of
    South Asian abstain from
    miss someone or something out


    SYNONYMS
    leave out, exclude, fail to include, except, miss, miss off, fail to mention, pass over, skip
    British informal give something a miss