Miscarry



[mis-kar-ee; for 1 also mis-kar-ee] /mɪsˈkær i; for 1 also ˈmɪsˌkær i/

verb (used without object), miscarried, miscarrying.
1.
to have a 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.
/mɪsˈkærɪ/
verb (intransitive) -ries, -rying, -ried
1.
to expel a fetus prematurely from the womb; abort
2.
to fail: all her plans miscarried
3.
(Brit) (of freight, mail, etc) to fail to reach a destination
v.

c.1300, “go astray;” mid-14c., “come to harm, perish;” of persons, “to die,” of objects, “to be lost or destroyed,” from mis- (1) “wrongly” + caryen “to carry” (see carry (v.)). Meaning “deliver unviable fetus” first recorded 1520s; that of “fail, come to naught” (of plans or designs) is from c.1600. Related: Miscarried; miscarrying.

miscarry mis·car·ry (mĭs’kār’ē, mĭs-kār’ē)
v. mis·car·ried, mis·car·ry·ing, mis·car·ries
To have a miscarriage; abort.

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