Ms., Miss, Mr., and Mrs. are all honorific abbreviations. Ms. can be used for a single or married woman. Miss is reserved for single women who have never been married. Mr. is used for an adult man and Mrs. is used for a married or widowed woman.
Asked in Acronyms & Abbreviations
If Mr is the abbreviate of mister what does Mrs abbreviate?
Mr. = Mister (or Master for a young boy). Mrs. = Mistress (a married woman) Miss = (an unmarried woman)., Ms. = is used when you do not know is the lady is a Mrs. or a Miss. ...
Asked in Punctuation and Capitalization
Punctuation after Ms?
No punctuation is required after Ms - as it is not an abbreviation, as Mr. and Mrs. are. Ms is not really derived from any other word being a cross between Miss and Mrs. It should be noted that in British English, no punctuation is required even after Mr and Mrs and other titles. ...
How do you know if your a Mr or Mrs?
Mr.- This is if you are a male, regardless if you are married or not. Mrs.- This is used for a married female. Miss- This is for an female who has never been married. Ms.- This is for a female who has been married, but got divorced. ...
Asked in Wedding Planning
What does the M on reply cards for wedding invites mean?
It is the first letter of your title, or the way you wish to be addressed. Use: Ms., Miss, Mr., Mr or Mrs. ...