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), report sb (as)

A leading businessman has been reported missing from his home.

ADVERB
completely, entirely, totally

The study of housework as work is a topic entirely missing from sociology.

altogether

The eighth rung of the ladder was missing altogether.

largely

a quality that's largely missing in young people today

conspicuously, noticeably
sadly

The spirit of fair play is sadly missing from the sport these days.

PREPOSITION
from

The file was missing from its place.

PHRASES
missing in action

the search for US soldiers listed as missing in action

missing, presumed dead
Missing is used with these nouns: ↑information, ↑ingredient, ↑limb, ↑link, ↑person, ↑piece, ↑tile, ↑tooth

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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