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  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
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Strongs Concordance:


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MISS, noun

1. The title of a young woman or girl; as little masters and misses.

2. A kept mistress; a prostitute retained; a concubine.

MISS, verb transitive [Latin mitto, misi; omitto, omisi.]

1. To fail in aim; to fail of reaching the object; not to hit; as, to miss the mark; to miss the object intended.

2. To fail of finding the right way; to err in attempting to find; as, to miss the way or the road.

3. To fail of obtaining.

Orgalus feared nothing but to miss Parthenia.

4. To learn or discover that something is wanting, or not where it was supposed to be; as, to miss one's snuff-box; I missed the first volume of Livy.

Neither missed we any thing--. Nothing was missed of all that pertained to him. 1 Samuel 25:15.

5. To be without; as, we cannot miss him.

6. To omit; to pass by; to go without; to fail to have; as, to miss a meal of victuals.

She would never miss one day

A walk so fine, a sight so gay.

7. To perceive the want of.

What by me thou hast lost, thou least shalt miss

He who has a firm sincere friend, may want all the rest without missing them.

8. To fail of seeing or finding.

MISS, verb intransitive To fail to hit; to fly wide; to deviate from the true direction.

Flying bullets now,

To execute his rage, appear too slow;

They miss or sweep but common souls away.

1. Not to succeed; to fail.

Men observe when things hit, and not when they miss--

2. To fail; to miscarry, as by accident.

The invention all admired, and each, how he

To be the inventor missed.

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

On the least reflection, we can miss of them.

4. To fail; to mistake.

MISS, noun Loss; want.

There will be no great miss of those which are lost.

1. Mistake; error.

He did without any great miss in the hardest points of grammar. [Little used.]

2. Harm from mistake.

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MIS'SAL, noun The Romish mass-book.

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MISSA'Y, verb transitive To say wrong; to slander. [Little used.]

MISSA'Y, verb intransitive To speak ill.

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MISSA'YING, noun Wrong expression.

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MISSEE'M, verb intransitive To make a false appearance.

1. To misbecome.

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MIS'SEL-BIRD, noun A species of thrush.

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MIS'SELDINE, noun The mistletoe. [Not used.]

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MISSEM'BLANCE, noun False resemblance.

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MISSERVE, verb transitive misserv'. To serve unfaithfully.

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MISSHA'PE, verb transitive [See Shape.] To shape ill; to give an ill form to; to deform.

And horribly misshapes with ugly sights.

A misshaped figure.

Misshapen mountains.

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MISSHA'PEN, participle passive Ill formed; deformed; ugly.

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MIS'SILE, adjective [Latin missilis, from missus, sent; mitto, to send.]

Thrown or sent, or that may be thrown. A missile weapon is one that is thrown by the hand, or from an engine in war, in distinction from such as are held or retained in the hand, or fixed. An arrow, a dart, a javelin, a stone, a bullet, a bomb, are missile weapons.

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MISS'ING, participle present tense [from miss.] Failing to hit, to reach or to find; discovering to be wanting.

1. adjective Lost; absent from the place where it was expected to be found; wanting. My horse is missing; my pen or my book is missing

For a time caught up to God, as once

Moses was in the mount, and missing long.

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MIS'SION, noun [Latin missio, from mitto, to send.]

1. A sending or being sent, usually the latter; a being sent or delegated by authority, with certain powers for transacting business; commission; as sent on a foreign mission

How to begin, how to accomplish best

His end of being on earth, and mission high.

2. Persons sent; any number of persons appointed by authority to perform any service; particularly, the persons sent to propagate religion, or evangelize the heathen. The societies for propagating the gospel have missions in almost every country. Last week a mission sailed for the Sandwich isles. We have domestic missions and foreign missions.

3. Dismission; discharge from service; a Roman use of the word; in English, obsolete.

4. Faction; party. [Not in use.]

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MIS'SIONARY, noun One sent to propagate religion. Christian missionaries are called missionaries of the cross.

MIS'SIONARY, adjective Pertaining to mission; as a missionary meeting; a missionary fund.

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MISSIONER, for missionary, is not used.

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MIS'SIVE, adjective Such as is sent; as a letter missive

1. Thrown or sent, or such as may be sent; as a missive weapon.

MIS'SIVE, noun A letter sent, or messenger.

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MISSPE'AK, verb intransitive [See Speak.] To err or mistake in speaking.

MISSPE'AK, verb transitive To utter wrong.

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MISSPELL'. verb transitive To spell wrong; to write or utter with wrong letters.

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MISSPELL'ING, participle present tense Spelling wrong.

MISSPELL'ING, noun A wrong spelling; false orthography.

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MISSPELT', participle passive Spelled wrong, or with wrong letters.

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MISSPEND', verb transitive To spend amiss; to waste or consume to no purpose, or to a bad one; as, to misspend time or money; to misspend life.

1. To waste.

The genial moisture due

To apples, otherwise misspends itself.

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MISSPEND'ER, noun One that consumes prodigally or improperly.

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MISSPEND'ING, participle passive Spending to no purpose, or to a bad one.

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MISSPENSE, noun misspens'. A spending improperly; a wasting.

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MISSPENT', participle present tense Ill spent; expended or consumed to no purpose, or to a bad one; as misspent time or life.

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MISSPO'KEN, participle passive Uttered or spoken amiss.

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MISSTA'TE, verb transitive To state wrong; to make an erroneous representation of facts; as, to misstate a question in debate.

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MISSTA'TED, participle passive Stated erroneously.

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MISSTA'TEMENT, noun A wrong statement; an erroneous representation, verbal or written; as a misstatement of facts in testimony, or of accounts in a report.

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MISSTA'TING, participle present tense Stating falsely or erroneously.

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MIS'SY, noun The sulphate of iron, having lost the water of its crystallization, is called sori; more thoroughly calcined, it is yellow, and called missy