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Meaning of MISCARRY

Pronunciation:  mis'karee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  suffer a miscarriage
  2. [v]  be unsuccessful; "Where do today's public schools fail?"; "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"
 

MISCARRY is a 8 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: fail, go wrong
 
 Antonyms: carry to term, come through, succeed, win
 
 See Also: abort, ball up, blow, bobble, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, botch, botch up, bumble, bungle, fall, fall flat, fall through, flop, flub, fluff, foul up, founder, fuck up, fumble, louse up, mess up, mishandle, miss, muck up, muff, overreach, screw up, shipwreck, spoil, strike out, take it on the chin

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mis*car"ry\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Miscarried}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Miscarrying}.]
1. To carry, or go, wrong; to fail of reaching a destination,
   or fail of the intended effect; to be unsuccessful; to
   suffer defeat.

         My ships have all miscarried.         --Shak.

         The cardinal's letters to the pope miscarried.
                                               --Shak.

2. To bring forth young before the proper time.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abort, break down, come to grief, die, fail, fall through, flop, founder, go amiss, go astray, go awry, go wrong, misfire, miss, miss out, miss stays, miss the boat, miss the mark, perish
 

 

 

 

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