verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
SYNONYMS FOR lack
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To lack something is to be without or deficient in it. How does lack compare to synonyms want, need, and require? Find out on Thesaurus.com.
Example sentences from the Web for lack
This resulted in campaigns that were under-funded, chasing search volume that simply did not exist, and a general lack of evergreen brand paid search.Case study: Schneider Electric’s digital transformation through centralized search|Evan Kent and Kimberly Dutcher|February 11, 2021|Search Engine Watch
The lack of games also gives more practice time to Jakub Vrana, who came off the covid-19 list Tuesday.The Caps are dealing with an unexpected break. They hope to use it to recover and reset.|Samantha Pell|February 10, 2021|Washington Post
While one of his Republican rivals has spent 30 years in the legislature, and two others have personal fortunes that will allow them to self-fund, Doran touts his lack of experience and wealth as assets.Former think tank leader joins race for Virginia governor|Laura Vozzella|February 10, 2021|Washington Post
Solutions exist, but they must be implementedTo address the internet gap, we believe that policymakers must identify lack of internet access as a barrier and protect against its effects.One big hiccup in US efforts to distribute COVID-19 vaccines? Poor internet access.|By Tamra Burns Loeb, Et Al./The Conversation|February 10, 2021|Popular Science
This isn’t because these geese chose to go there, but rather because they’re forced to occupy these areas, thanks to a lack of habitat and booming human populations.
But in the case of black women, another study found no lack of interest.
There were also crashes not due to either mechanical or human error but to a lack of warning of dangerous conditions.
But this physical involvement, or lack of it, is only part of the problem.
There are a few good ones, Antoine says, but he complained bitterly of a lack of responsiveness.
The following month came, and for lack of a better term, I chickened out.Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen|Parker Molloy|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He is perplexed and hindered by the lack of soldiers, but is doing his best with his small forces.
The lack of bill buyers in foreign countries who will quote as low rates on dollar as on sterling bills.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
The rapid spread of the revolt was not a whit less marvelous than its lack of method or cohesion.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
He heard himself saying lightly, though with apparent lack of interest: 'How curious, Lettice, how very odd!The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
Such mutual distrust necessarily creates or accompanies a lack of moral courage.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley