Definition of lack:

part of speech: noun

To want: to be in want: to be destitute of.

part of speech: verb

To need; want; be destitute of.

part of speech: noun

Want: destitution.

part of speech: noun

Want; deficiency; as, a lack of self- respect.

part of speech: verb

To be without; as, to lack common sense; to be in want of; to need; as, to lack money.

part of speech: noun

Need; want.

Usage examples for lack:

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