Meaning of LACK in English

LACK

I . v. a.

Want, need, be in want of, be in need of, be destitute of, be without.

II . v. n.

1.

Be in want.

2.

Be wanting.

III . n.

Need, deficiency, destitution, want, scantiness, insufficiency, scarcity, dearth, default, defectiveness, shortness, shortcoming, deficit.

Soule. Dictionary of English synonyms.      Словарь английских синонимов.