Definitions for missing
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word missing.
not able to be found
"missing in action"; "a missing person"
lacking, absent, missing, wantingadjective
"the thumb is absent"; "her appetite was lacking"
Not able to be located; gone; absent; lost.
(of an internal combustion engine) To be running roughly due an occasional lack of a spark or other irregular fault
Missing is a song by English popular music duo Everything but the Girl, taken from their eighth studio album Amplified Heart (1994). It was written by the two band members, Tracey Thorn and Ben Watt, and was produced by Watt. It was taken as the second single off the album on 8 August 1994 by Atlantic Records and Blanco Y Negro Records. It initially did not achieve much success until it was remixed by Todd Terry and re-released in 1995, resulting in worldwide success, peaking at or near the top of the charts in many countries. The release of the remixed version of "Missing" gave an indication of the band's future experimentation with more electronic dance music on subsequent albums. Musically the song takes in multiple genres. The original version from the album is a more low-tempo influenced song, while the popular Todd Terry remix version is a more up-tempo dance-pop song. Lyrically the song talks about one person missing the other because they have moved away. "Missing" was critically acclaimed by the majority of music critics, who praised the composition and generally considered it a highlight on the album.
Missing can refer to something or someone that cannot be found or is not present in a particular location or situation. It implies a state of being absent, vanished, or lacking from the expected or desired place, time, or condition.
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.]
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
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
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
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
Wanting; not present when called or looked for; lost; as, 100 soldiers are wounded and missing.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'missing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3491
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'missing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2576
Rank popularity for the word 'missing' in Adjectives Frequency: #767
The numerical value of missing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of missing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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This will work only if there is a countrywide hook-up between the police and agencies working with children. Unless the details of missing children are immediately put out, the chances of finding them reduce, a missing child is not just missing but actually getting into bigger trouble. The time factor is crucial because in a matter of two days the child can be taken out of the country.
What I promise to tell my staff is how to improve their dishes, this is missing a bit of lime or missing a bit of sugar or maybe it's the cooking points of the prawns.
My friends are missing, a few of my cousins are missing over there, five in total, they lived in Marsh Harbour, everyone on the islands are missing someone, it's really devastating.
and before you, I never really knew what lonely was. I can't go a day without feeling like I'm missing something. Truth is, I am missing something. I'm missing you..
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