lack definition

  • noun:
    • Deficiency or lack: insufficient investment brought the task to a halt.
    • A particular deficiency or absence: Owing to a lack of followers, the reforms didn't succeed.
    • A defect or a failure; ethical or spiritual degeneracy.
    • A deficiency or need (of anything desirable or required); an absence, desire.
    • Blame; reason behind blame; fault; criminal activity; offense.
    • Deficiency; want; need; destitution; failure.
    • wish or deficiency of one thing necessity or desirable; defect; failure; need.
    • Want of presence; a situation of being away; lack.
    • A want; defect; a blemish; especially, a moral defect; a fault in personality.
    • A fault dedicated; an offense; a censurable act.
    • Blame; reproach; rebuke; censure.
    • hawaii of needing something which is absent or unavailable
  • verb-transitive:
    • to-be without or perhaps in need of: lacked the strength to lift the box.
    • at fault; to find fault with.
    • to-be without or destitute of; to wish; to require.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to-be lacking or lacking: We suspected which he had been lying, but proof ended up being lacking.
    • To be in need of some thing: She cannot shortage for buddies.
    • is desiring; usually, impersonally, with of, definition, to be not as much as, quick, not exactly, etc.
    • To be in hope.
  • verb:
    • is without, to need, to need.
    • become brief (of and for anything).
    • be without
  • interjection:
    • Exclamation of regret or surprise.
  • others:
    • To be desiring or lacking; come short; fail.
    • is missing or away; be missing.
    • To be in want; suffer need.
    • To be attempting to; fail.
    • to stay wish of; stand in need of; need; be without; be destitute of; neglect to have or even have.
    • To suffer the lack of; feel the starvation of; neglect.
    • To blame; reproach; talk in detraction of.
    • To beat. In addition lacky.
    • Synonyms Lack, Want, Desire. These words attended to overlap both a great deal by figurative extension, and now have substantial variety of strange idiomatic use. To absence is mainly and usually to-be without, that which is lacked being usually some one thing, and something which is desirable, although generally not required or crucial.
    • To pierce the hull of with chance.
    • See lac.
    • To lacquer; treat with lac.
    • found in the exclamatory expression great shortage. See good.

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