from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To have a miscarriage; abort.
- intransitive v. To go astray or be lost in transit, as mail or cargo.
- intransitive v. To fail to attain an intended goal, as a plan or project.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To carry, or go, wrong; to fail of reaching a destination, or fail of the intended effect; to be unsuccessful; to suffer defeat.
- intransitive v. To bring forth young before the time they are viable; to have a spontaneous abortion.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To fail of reaching the intended destination; go astray; be lost or carried astray in transit.
- To go wrong; fail in object or purpose; come to naught; come to grief.
- To suffer untimely delivery; bring forth young prematurely; give birth to a fetus which is not viable.
- To be brought forth before the natural time, as a child.
- To mismanage: bring to misfortune or failure.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. suffer a miscarriage
- v. be unsuccessful
From mis- + carry. (Wiktionary)