What does Missing mean?

Definitions for Missing
ˈmɪs ɪŋMiss·ing

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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

    Etymology: [From Miss, v. i.]

  2. Missingverb

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

    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. Mike Super:

    The current standard of therapy is to give antibiotics and fluids. But what we are talking about here is treatment for sepsis and that is what is missing.

  2. Passaic Mayor Hector Lora:

    Passaic River's such a challenge because there is no moving forward. Passaic River's almost like grief in limbo. You don't know what's going on. You don't know whether you're grieving a loss, or you are still concerned whether missing individuals can be found -- even though everything may say they won't, you still hope for the very best.

  3. Ana Ivanovic:

    Definitely I had very slow start. I felt like I was hitting the ball all right, but I was just missing the easy put-aways, i nearly came back in the first set, but was really happy I kept my composure for the second and definitely in the third to stay on top.

  4. Mother Teresa:

    We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But if that drop was not in the ocean, I think the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. I do not agree with the big way of doing things.

  5. Natalie Sisson Globetrotting Natalie Sisson:

    It made me appreciate that when people strive for more money and more possessions, working harder and harder to supposedly find happiness, that they're in fact missing the point completely, life is about the simple things—about enjoying nature, being present, and living fully each day.

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