miss verb

1 not hit/catch/reach sth

ADV. completely | just, narrowly The plane crashed, narrowly missing a hotel.

PREP. by The bullet missed his head by only a few inches.

2 not hear/see/understand

ADV. completely He completely missed the point of what I was saying.

VERB + MISS can't The station is just down this road on the left. You can't miss it.

3 feel sad because sb is not with you

ADV. dreadfully, a lot, really, terribly, very much Your father misses you dreadfully. I still miss her a lot.

PHRASES be greatly/sadly/sorely missed Anne, who died on 22 July, will be sadly missed by all who knew her.