Meaning of “miss” - Learner’s Dictionary

miss

verb uk us /mɪs/
FEEL SAD [ T ]

A2 to feel sad about someone that you do not see now or something that you do not have or do now:

I'll miss you when you go.
[ + doing sth ] He misses having a room of his own.
NOT GO TO [ T ]

A2 to not go to something:

I missed my class this morning.
NOT SEE/HEAR [ T ]

B1 to not see or hear something or someone:

Sorry, I missed that, could you repeat it please?
We missed the first five minutes of the film.
NOT HIT [ I, T ]

B2 to not hit or catch something as you intended:

It should have been such an easy goal and he missed.
TOO LATE [ T ]

A2 to arrive too late to get on a bus, train, or aircraft:

If I don't leave now, I'll miss my train.
NOT NOTICE [ T ]

B1 to not notice someone or something:

It's the big house on the corner - you can't miss it.
miss a chance/opportunity

B1 to not use an opportunity to do something:

You can't afford to miss a chance like this.
miss the point

to not understand something correctly:

He seems to be missing the point completely.
→ See also miss the boat

(Definition of “miss verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)