lacked; lacking; lacks
Definition of lack
(Entry 1 of 2)
1 : to be deficient or missing time is lacking for a full explanation
2 : to be short or have need of something he will not lack for advisers The area does not lack for good restaurants.
: to stand in need of : suffer from the absence or deficiency of lack the necessities of life She lacked confidence.
Definition of lack (Entry 2 of 2)
1 : the fact or state of being wanting or deficient a lack of evidence
2 : something that is lacking or is needed
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