- 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.
- 2[intransitive] (formal) (of a plan) to fail synonym come to nothing
NAmE//ˌmɪsˈkæri//, NAmE//ˈmɪsˌkæri//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they miscarry
he / she / it miscarries
past simple miscarried
-ing form miscarrying