missing Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "missing" - English Dictionary

See all translations

missingadjective

uk   us   /ˈmɪs.ɪŋ/
A2 Someone who is missing has disappeared: Her father has been missing since September 1992.UK The girl went missing during a family outing to Mount Snowdon.B1 Something that is missing cannot be found because it is not where it should be: The burglars have been arrested but the jewellery is still missing. When did you realize that the money was missing from your account? Missing soldiers or military vehicles have not returned from fighting in a war but are not known completely certainly to be dead or destroyed: He was listed as missing in action.
More examples
(Definition of missing from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of missing?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “missing” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
dole

the money that the government gives to people who are unemployed

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Read More