What does MISSING mean?

Definitions for MISSING
ˈmɪs ɪŋMISSING

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. missingadjective

    not able to be found

    "missing in action"; "a missing person"

  2. lacking, absent, missing, wantingadjective

    nonexistent

    "the thumb is absent"; "her appetite was lacking"

Wiktionary

  1. missingadjective

    Not able to be located; gone; absent; lost.

  2. missingadjective

    (of an internal combustion engine) To be running roughly due an occasional lack of a spark or other irregular fault

Webster Dictionary

  1. Missing

    of Miss

  2. Missingverb

    absent from the place where it was expected to be found; lost; wanting; not present when called or looked for

  3. Etymology: [From Miss, v. i.]

Freebase

  1. Missing

    Missing is a 1982 American drama film directed by Costa Gavras, and starring Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, Melanie Mayron, John Shea and Charles Cioffi. It is based on the true story of American journalist Charles Horman, who disappeared in the bloody aftermath of the US-backed Chilean coup of 1973 that deposed the democratically elected socialist President Salvador Allende. The film was banned in Chile during Pinochet's dictatorship, even though neither Chile nor Pinochet are ever mentioned by name.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Missing

    mis′ing, adj. absent from the place where it was expected to be found: lost: wanting.—adv. Miss′ingly (Shak.), with a sense of loss.—Missing link (see Link). [See Miss (v.).]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. missing

    A casualty status for which the United States Code provides statutory guidance concerning missing members of the Military Services. Excluded are personnel who are in an absent without leave, deserter, or dropped-from-rolls status. A person declared

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. missing

    If a vessel is not heard of within six months after her departure (or after the last intelligence of her) from any port in Europe, and within twelve months from other parts of the world, she is deemed to be lost. Presumptive proof will suffice if none of her crew appear.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. missing

    Wanting; not present when called or looked for; lost; as, 100 soldiers are wounded and missing.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'MISSING' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3491

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'MISSING' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2576

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'MISSING' in Adjectives Frequency: #767

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of MISSING in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of MISSING in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of MISSING in a Sentence

  1. Elspeth Cameron Ritchie:

    Again, in retrospect, perhaps we would have done things differently but his suicide attempts were back in '08 and '09. This was 2015. I don't know that the physician knew about the missing person report, and we weren't there at the time to see what actually happened. That's one of the challenges with looking at medical records afterward and why it's so important to do good documentation.

  2. Dan Ives:

    The missing piece is banking.

  3. Joe Taravella:

    It can lead to cognitive distortions and that is people thinking… that they’re truly missing out on things.

  4. Tom Sharkey:

    FOUL PLAY HAS NOT BEEN RULED OUT IN HOUSTON SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCERS DEATH : OFFICIALS Tom Sharkey rejected the notion that Tom Sharkey and Tom Sharkey wife had a fight on the night she went missing, reportedly sayinghe and Alexis Sharkeys didnt fight when she left on Friday. I just told her she couldnt drive under the influence, she left anyhow. This is where were at.

  5. Tourism Department official Mira Acharya:

    They are waiting for the weather to clear to start looking for the missing tourists.

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