What does missing mean?

Definitions for missing
ˈmɪs ɪŋmiss·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. missing(adj)

    not able to be found

    "missing in action"; "a missing person"

  2. lacking, absent, missing, wanting(adj)

    nonexistent

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

Wiktionary

  1. missing(Adjective)

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

  2. missing(Adjective)

    (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. Missing(verb)

    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

How to pronounce missing?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Alex Trebek:

    On a personal level, Im excited because it gets me out of the house, it gives me something to do on a regular basis, and I was missing that. JEOPARDY! HOST ALEX TREBEK DONATES $500G TO LOS ANGELES-AREA HOMELESS SHELTER For his expanded role, Jennings, 46, will.

  2. Kevin Anderson:

    I will unfortunately be missing the clay season this year, after discussing with my doctors and team, we thought the best decision is to rest and rehab my elbow injury for a few more weeks.

  3. Eric Johnson:

    To say that I wasnt starting to lose hope in ever finding her again would be a lie, me and my wife would pray daily that God was keeping her safe out there until he brought her home to us. In this image taken Sunday, Bella, an Australian shepherd, is held by her owner Eric Johnson in Cookeville, Tenn. The dog was found Sunday after being missing for 54 days following a tornado that ravaged Putnam County and flattened the Johnson’s family home in early March. ( Eric Johnson/Facebook) On Friday, a friend of the Johnsons who tracks missing animals after storms told them she received a call about Bella. Sarah Romeyn set up cameras on a fence between two buildings and was able to capture Bella after the Australian shepherd came out to eat food Sarah Romeyn put out for Sarah Romeyn. Bella, an Australian shepherd, was found Sunday after being missing for 54 days following a tornado that ravaged Putnam County and flattened the Johnson family home in early March. ( Eric Johnson/Facebook) Eric Johnson helped with Bellas capture on Sunday after getting a call around 6 p.m. from Sarah Romeyn. Sarah Romeyn was taken forpet grooming and to receive care, then Sarah Romeyn wasreunited with the family after 54 days. TENNESSEE TORNADO VICTIMS INCLUDE BEAUTIFUL FAMILY OF 3, COUPLE IN THEIR 80S.

  4. 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.

  5. Susan Bailey:

    Another strategy is to find out what that person is interested in and what they have been missing since the pandemic began, are they missing being with relatives ? Are they missing events they used to attend ? Have that person understand that the quickest way for us all to get back to those things that we miss is for 70 % to 80 % of the population to be vaccinated.

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