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Definitions of lack

  1. To be in want; to be wanting. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To be destitute of; be deficient; fail. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To blame; to find fault with. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To be without or destitute of; to want; to need. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To be without; as, to lack common sense; to be in want of; to need; as, to lack money. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To need; want; be destitute of. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. To be wanting; often, impersonally, with of, meaning, to be less than, short, not quite, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To be in want. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To want; to be destitute of. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. To want; to be destitute of; to be in want. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. Blame; cause of blame; fault; crime; offense. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Deficiency; want; need; destitution; failure; as, a lack of sufficient food. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Want; deficiency; as, a lack of self-respect. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. To want: to be in want: to be destitute of. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. Want: destitution. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. Need; want. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. Absence or deficiency of something; want; failure. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. Want. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. Want; deficiency; need. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  20. Another spelling of lac, which see. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  21. Exclamation of regret or surprise. Webster Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for lack

  1. And, in truth, Ephraim did look many years older than Susannah, for his figure was bowed somewhat for lack of strength. – The Mormon Prophet by Lily Dougall
  2. His reserve and lack of response were not in accordance with what he knew of Carnally. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
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