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lack

 
 
pronunciation:
laek
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: the condition of being without.
She had to cancel her vacation because of a lack of money.
synonyms:
absence, deficiency, want
antonyms:
abundance
similar words:
need, shortage, shortcoming, void
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: lacks, lacking, lacked
definition: to be without.
He lacked the strength to climb the rope.
antonyms:
enjoy, have, possess
similar words:
need