American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Not present; absent.
- adj. Lost: a missing person; soldiers missing in action.
- adj. Lacking; wanting: This book has 12 missing pages.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Want; lack.
- Not present or not found; absent: gone.
- To sing amiss.
- v. present participle of miss.
- adj. Not able to be located; gone; absent; lost.
- adj. To be running roughly due an occasional lack of a spark or other irregular fault
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Absent from the place where it was expected to be found; lost; lacking; wanting; not present when called or looked for.
- adj. nonexistent.
- adj. not able to be found
“More than 8,100 remain missing from the Korean War, and 1,779 from Vietnam.”
“With this accounting, 8,025 service members still remain missing from the conflict.”
“Owing to your world-view, you are sensitive to issues like under-representation and rightfully lament what you have witnessed all your life; poor people and more specifically, people of color for the most part are once again missing from the table.”
“More than 220 personnel from Florida alone remain missing from the Vietnam, Korea and Cold”
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“Henry Kuloba, 27, a lawyer, was among those who said he found his name missing from the rolls in Kampala.”
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“But Las Vegas voters will find his name missing from Tuesday's primary election ballot.”
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Unabashedly stolen from a comment made by courier12.
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