miscarry


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mis·car·ry

 (mĭs′kăr′ē, mĭs-kăr′ē)
v. mis·car·ried, mis·car·ry·ing, mis·car·ries
v.intr.
1. To have a miscarriage.
2. To go astray or be lost in transit, as mail or cargo.
3. To fail to attain an intended goal, as a plan or project.
v.tr.
To have a miscarriage of (an embryo or fetus).

miscarry

(mɪsˈkærɪ)
vb (intr) , -ries, -rying or -ried
1. (Gynaecology & Obstetrics) to expel a fetus prematurely from the womb; abort
2. to fail: all her plans miscarried.
3. (Commerce) Brit (of freight, mail, etc) to fail to reach a destination

mis•car•ry

(mɪsˈkær i; for 1 also ˈmɪsˌkær i)

v.i. -ried, -ry•ing.
1. to have a miscarriage of a fetus.
2. to fail to attain the right or desired end; be unsuccessful: The plan miscarried.
3. to go astray or be lost in transit, as a letter.
[1275–1325]

miscarry


Past participle: miscarried
Gerund: miscarrying

Imperative
miscarry
miscarry
Present
I miscarry
you miscarry
he/she/it miscarries
we miscarry
you miscarry
they miscarry
Preterite
I miscarried
you miscarried
he/she/it miscarried
we miscarried
you miscarried
they miscarried
Present Continuous
I am miscarrying
you are miscarrying
he/she/it is miscarrying
we are miscarrying
you are miscarrying
they are miscarrying
Present Perfect
I have miscarried
you have miscarried
he/she/it has miscarried
we have miscarried
you have miscarried
they have miscarried
Past Continuous
I was miscarrying
you were miscarrying
he/she/it was miscarrying
we were miscarrying
you were miscarrying
they were miscarrying
Past Perfect
I had miscarried
you had miscarried
he/she/it had miscarried
we had miscarried
you had miscarried
they had miscarried
Future
I will miscarry
you will miscarry
he/she/it will miscarry
we will miscarry
you will miscarry
they will miscarry
Future Perfect
I will have miscarried
you will have miscarried
he/she/it will have miscarried
we will have miscarried
you will have miscarried
they will have miscarried
Future Continuous
I will be miscarrying
you will be miscarrying
he/she/it will be miscarrying
we will be miscarrying
you will be miscarrying
they will be miscarrying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been miscarrying
you have been miscarrying
he/she/it has been miscarrying
we have been miscarrying
you have been miscarrying
they have been miscarrying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been miscarrying
you will have been miscarrying
he/she/it will have been miscarrying
we will have been miscarrying
you will have been miscarrying
they will have been miscarrying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been miscarrying
you had been miscarrying
he/she/it had been miscarrying
we had been miscarrying
you had been miscarrying
they had been miscarrying
Conditional
I would miscarry
you would miscarry
he/she/it would miscarry
we would miscarry
you would miscarry
they would miscarry
Past Conditional
I would have miscarried
you would have miscarried
he/she/it would have miscarried
we would have miscarried
you would have miscarried
they would have miscarried
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.miscarry - be unsuccessfulmiscarry - be unsuccessful; "Where do today's public schools fail?"; "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"
take it on the chin - undergo failure or defeat
miss - fail to reach or get to; "She missed her train"
overreach - fail by aiming too high or trying too hard
bobble, bodge, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, botch, botch up, bumble, bungle, flub, fluff, foul up, fuck up, louse up, mess up, mishandle, muck up, ball up, spoil, muff, screw up, fumble, blow - make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
strike out - be unsuccessful in an endeavor; "The candidate struck out with his health care plan"
fall - suffer defeat, failure, or ruin; "We must stand or fall"; "fall by the wayside"
shipwreck - suffer failure, as in some enterprise
fall flat, fall through, founder, flop - fail utterly; collapse; "The project foundered"
2.miscarry - suffer a miscarriage
abort - terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion
carry to term - carry out a pregnancy; "She decided to carry the child to term, even though the foetus was shown to be defective"

miscarry

verb
1. have a miscarriage, lose your baby, have a spontaneous abortion Many women who miscarry eventually have healthy babies.
2. fail, go wrong, fall through, come to nothing, misfire, go astray, go awry, come to grief, go amiss, go pear-shaped (informal), gang agley (Scot.) My career miscarried when I thought I had everything.

miscarry

verb
1. To bring forth a nonviable fetus prematurely:
2. To go wrong, be unsuccessful, or fail to attain a goal:
Idioms: fall short, miss fire, miss the mark.
Translations

miscarry

[mɪsˈkærɪ] VI
1. (Med) → abortar
2. (= fail) [plans] → fracasar, malograrse (Peru)

miscarry

[ˌmɪsˈkæri] vi
[woman] → faire une fausse couche
(= fail) [plans] → avorter

miscarry

vi
(= fail: plans) → fehllaufen, fehlschlagen
(form, letter, goods) → fehlgeleitet werden

miscarry

[ˌmɪsˈkærɪ] vi
a. (Med) → abortire
b. (fail, plans) → andare a monte, fallire

miscarry

vi (pret & pp -ried) abortar (sin intención), sufrir un aborto
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While they were thus deliberating upon our fate, we were imploring the succour of the Almighty with fervent and humble supplications, entreating him in the midst of our sighs and tears that he would not suffer his own cause to miscarry, and that, however it might please him to dispose of our lives--which, we prayed, he would assist us to lay down with patience and resignation worthy of the faith for which we were persecuted--he would not permit our enemies to triumph over the truth.
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If our young men miscarry in their first enterprises they lose all heart.
In the course of this affair I fell very ill, and my melancholy really increased my distemper; my illness proved at length to be only an ague, but my apprehensions were really that I should miscarry.
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ALMOST half of women who miscarry have to wait 24 hours or more for a scan, and this lack of "human kindness" needs to be addressed, a survey has found.
A nine-member paedophile gang burnt and beat its victims and used an "instrument" to make one miscarry, a court has heard.
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This research has, for the first time, offered us a tool to begin to attempt to rescue pregnancies threatening to miscarry when, currently all we can do is fold our hands and hope for the best," she said.