missing adj.

VERBS be | go a woman who went missing three months ago | discover sb It was six hours before the seamen were discovered missing. | list sb (as), post sb (as), report sb (as) A leading businessman has been reported missing from his home.

ADV. completely, entirely, quite, totally The study of housework as work is a topic entirely missing from sociology. | sadly The spirit of fair play is sadly missing from the sport these days.

PREP. from The file was missing from its place.

PHRASES missing in action servicemen listed as missing in action | missing, presumed dead