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Miss vs. Mis

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  • Miss (noun)

    A title of courtesy prefixed to the name of a girl or a woman who has not been married. See Mistress, 5.

  • Miss (noun)

    A young unmarried woman or a girl; as, she is a miss of sixteen.

  • Miss (noun)

    A kept mistress. See Mistress, 4.

  • Miss (noun)

    In the game of three-card loo, an extra hand, dealt on the table, which may be substituted for the hand dealt to a player.

  • Miss (noun)

    The act of missing; failure to hit, reach, find, obtain, etc.

  • Miss (noun)

    Loss; want; felt absence.

  • Miss (noun)

    Mistake; error; fault.

  • Miss (noun)

    Harm from mistake.

  • Miss

    To fail of hitting, reaching, getting, finding, seeing, hearing, etc.; as, to miss the mark one shoots at; to miss the train by being late; to miss opportunites of getting knowledge; to miss the point or meaning of something said.

  • Miss

    To omit; to fail to have or to do; to get without; to dispense with; - now seldom applied to persons.

  • Miss

    To discover the absence or omission of; to feel the want of; to mourn the loss of; to want; as, to miss an absent loved one.

  • Miss (verb)

    To fail to hit; to fly wide; to deviate from the true direction.

  • Miss (verb)

    To fail to obtain, learn, or find; - with of.

  • Miss (verb)

    To go wrong; to err.

  • Miss (verb)

    To be absent, deficient, or wanting.

  • Mis (adjective)

    Wrong; amiss.

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