Definition of "missed" []

  • To fail to reach, hit, meet, find, or attain (some specified or implied aim, goal, target, etc) (verb)
  • To fail to attend or be present for (verb)
  • To fail to see, hear, understand, or perceive (verb)
  • To lose, overlook, or fail to take advantage of (verb)
  • To leave out; omit (verb)
  • To discover or regret the loss or absence of (verb)
  • To escape or avoid (something, esp a danger), usually narrowly (verb)
  • A failure to reach, hit, meet, find, etc (noun)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of miss. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "missed" in a sentence
  • "Missed Abortion The term missed abortion is used  when the fetus has died but is retained in the uterus, usually for some weeks."
  • ""Learning to Live With Radical Islam" a front page plea by Newsweek to avoid drifting toward more and more war with the Muslim world (unless Googling the title missed something) didn't get comments in the antiwar blog spear except a poorly located one on Huffington Post."
  • "But in his Sept. 5 speech, Bush instead cited other historical failures – what he called missed opportunities to eliminate Lenin and Hitler when they were living in obscurity and writing about their improbable dreams of power."