Definition To miss

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Definition

to miss: to omit, to neglect; to need, to want; to be absent; to arrive too late to get on a bus, train, plane, etc.
verb
I miss you. I feel sad about your absence.
I just missed the bus by two minutes! The bus left two minutes before I arrived!

(a) missing (piece of a puzzle): (a) lost, absent (piece of a puzzle)
adjective
My keys are missing. I have lost my keys.

He will be missed: We will be sorry or sad that he is not here
noun
Note that the verb to miss is often used in the passive voice.

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