Ms Definition

mĭz
mses., mss
abbreviation
Manuscript.
Webster's New World
Millisecond.
Webster's New World
Manuscript.
Webster's New World
Master of Science.
Webster's New World
Magnetic south.
American Heritage
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noun
Used as a courtesy title before the surname or full name of a woman or girl.
Ms. Doe; Ms. Jane Doe.
American Heritage
Used in informal titles for a woman to indicate the epitomizing of an attribute or activity.
Ms. Fashionable; Ms. Volleyball.
American Heritage

Abbreviation of manuscript.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
other

A wireless portable terminal device used in a radio network designed to establish and maintain connections between mobile terminals or between mobile terminals and one or more fixed base stations (BSs) while in motion. Such networks include cellular radio and specialized mobile radio (SMR). See also BS, cellular radio, and SMR.

Webster's New World Telecom

Other Word Forms of Ms

Noun

Singular:
ms
Plural:
mss

Origin of Ms

  • Pre-19th century contraction of "Mistress" (http://www.buffalonews.com/opinion/columns/missmanners/index.html); widely adopted by feminists from the 1970s onwards as a non-sexist title that does not reveal or assume the marital status of the woman to which it is applied, by analogy with Mr, which functions in this way.

    From Wiktionary

  • Blend of Miss Mrs.

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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