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miss

(Long for), verb desiderate, desire, pine for, reeret the loss

miss

(Overlook), verb disregard, fail to accomplish, fail to attain, fail to catch, fail to hear, fail to perform, fail to reeeive, fail to see, fail to understand, fall short, gloss over, go amiss, go astray, ignore, lack, let slip, let the moment pass, lose, lose an opportunity, miscarry, miscue, misfire, miss a chance, miss the mark, not succeed, omit, overlook, prove unsuccessful, skip
See also: disregard, fail, ignore, lack, lose, miscue, need, neglect, omit, overlook, pretermit, require
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Outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said Thursday his biggest regret is missing the boat on smartphones -- but he said the software giant should not admit defeat just yet.
We're missing the boat in terms of both potential dollars the city could be bringing into its general fund and into promoting education and public access programming.
companies are in danger of completely missing the boat in micro-power fuel cells through a sheer lack of market awareness.
Unless you work all three in an integrated fashion, you're missing the boat.