What does MS mean?

Definitions for MSmɪz; ˈmɪz əz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word MS.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. multiple sclerosis, MS, disseminated sclerosis, disseminated multiple sclerosis(noun)

    a chronic progressive nervous disorder involving loss of myelin sheath around certain nerve fibers

  2. Mississippi, Magnolia State, MS(noun)

    a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War

  3. Master of Science, MS, SM, MSc(noun)

    a master's degree in science

  4. manuscript, ms(noun)

    the form of a literary work submitted for publication

  5. Ms, Ms.(noun)

    a form of address for a woman


  1. Ms(Noun)

    A title used before an adult female's name or surname instead of Miss or Mrs.

  2. ms(Abbreviation)

    Metres per second.

  3. Origin: Pre-19th century contraction of "Mistress" (http://www.buffalonews.com/opinion/columns/missmanners/index.html); widely adopted by feminists from the 1970s onwards as a non-sexist title that does not reveal or assume the marital status of the woman to which it is applied, by analogy with Mr, which functions in this way.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. MS

    Common net abbreviation for Microsoft, everybody's least favorite monopoly.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'MS' in Nouns Frequency: #1995


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of MS in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of MS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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