Synonyms of missing


1. miss, lose

usage: fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind; "I missed that remark"; "She missed his point"; "We lost part of what he said"

2. miss, desire, want

usage: feel or suffer from the lack of; "He misses his mother"

3. miss, fail, neglect

usage: fail to attend an event or activity; "I missed the concert"; "He missed school for a week"

4. neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap

usage: leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"

5. miss, fail, go wrong, miscarry

usage: fail to reach or get to; "She missed her train"

6. miss, lack

usage: be without; "This soup lacks salt"; "There is something missing in my jewelry box!"

7. miss

usage: fail to reach; "The arrow missed the target"

8. miss

usage: be absent; "The child had been missing for a week"

9. miss, escape, avoid

usage: fail to experience; "Fortunately, I missed the hurricane"


1. missing, lost (vs. found)

usage: not able to be found; "missing in action"; "a missing person"

2. lacking, absent, missing, wanting, nonexistent (vs. existent)

usage: nonexistent; "the thumb is absent"; "her appetite was lacking"

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Definition and meaning of missing (Dictionary)