Definition of miscarry verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    miscarry

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈkæri//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈkæri//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they miscarry
    BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈkæri//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈkæri//
     
    he / she / it miscarries
    BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈkæriz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈkæriz//
     
    past simple miscarried
    BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈkærid//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈkærid//
     
    past participle miscarried
    BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈkærid//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈkærid//
     
    -ing form miscarrying
    BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈkæriɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈkæriɪŋ//
     
    Pregnancy
     
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  1. 1[intransitive, transitive] miscarry (something) to give birth to a baby before it is fully developed and able to live The shock caused her to miscarry. See related entries: Pregnancy
  2. 2[intransitive] (formal) (of a plan) to fail synonym come to nothing
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: miscarry