1) n. - A title of courtesy prefixed to the name of a girl or a woman who has not been married. See Mistress, 5.
2) n. - A young unmarried woman or a girl; as, she is a miss of sixteen.
3) n. - A kept mistress. See Mistress, 4.
4) n. - In the game of three-card loo, an extra hand, dealt on the table, which may be substituted for the hand dealt to a player.
5) v. t. - To fail of hitting, reaching, getting, finding, seeing, hearing, etc.; as, to miss the mark one shoots at; to miss the train by being late; to miss opportunites of getting knowledge; to miss the point or meaning of something said.
6) v. t. - To omit; to fail to have or to do; to get without; to dispense with; -- now seldom applied to persons.
7) v. t. - To discover the absence or omission of; to feel the want of; to mourn the loss of; to want.
8) v. i. - To fail to hit; to fly wide; to deviate from the true direction.
9) v. i. - To fail to obtain, learn, or find; -- with of.
10) v. i. - To go wrong; to err.
11) v. i. - To be absent, deficient, or wanting.
12) n. - The act of missing; failure to hit, reach, find, obtain, etc.
13) n. - Loss; want; felt absence.
14) n. - Mistake; error; fault.
15) n. - Harm from mistake.