Definitions for lack

Definitions for (noun) lack

Main entry: deficiency, lack, want

Definition: the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable

Usage: there is a serious lack of insight into the problem; water is the critical deficiency in desert regions; for want of a nail the shoe was lost

Definitions for (verb) lack

Main entry: lack, miss

Definition: be without

Usage: This soup lacks salt; There is something missing in my jewelry box!

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