Meaning of LACK in English

LACK

n. Function: verb

to be without something and especially something essential or greatly needed FF1C; the building lacks a fire escape FF1E;

Synonyms: need, require, want

Contrasted Words: enjoy, have, hold, own, possess

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.