Definition of "misses" []

  • 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)
  • Plural form of miss. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Alternative spelling of missus. (Mrs) (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of miss. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "misses" in a sentence
  • "What the title misses is that the alternative to top-down is not bottom-up, but outside-in"
  • "But where the nickname misses is temperament, or what some might call personality."
  • "But such a definition misses, I think, the core of the job, which is responsibility-oriented."