Associations to the word «Lack»


LACK, noun. (obsolete) A defect or failing; moral or spiritual degeneracy.
LACK, noun. A deficiency or need (of something desirable or necessary); an absence, want.
LACK, verb. (transitive) To be without, to need, to require.
LACK, verb. (intransitive) To be short (of or for something).
LACK, verb. (intransitive) To be in want.
LACK, verb. (obsolete) To see the ‘lack’ in (someone or something); to find fault with, to malign, reproach.

Dictionary definition

LACK, noun. The state of needing something that is absent or unavailable; "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".
LACK, verb. Be without; "This soup lacks salt"; "There is something missing in my jewelry box!".

Wise words

All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.
Kahlil Gibran