verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Words nearby lack
Origin of lack
SYNONYMS FOR lack
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Examples from the Web for lacks
What designer West lacks in productivity, he more than makes up for in pure, unadulterated confidence and blind anger.Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s Balmain Campaign: High Fashion Meets Low Culture|Amy Zimmerman|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unfortunately, West Africa lacks many of the things required to make this happen.
Even the valor of tragedy is denied to Daisy, “a woman born with a voice that lacks a tragic register.”
The current Court, though, is full not of pols but of judges; only Elena Kagan lacks prior experience as a federal judge.Ruth Bader Ginsburg Levels With Us on Why She’s Not Retiring|Jeff Greenfield|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Every line and every shot announces itself with the urgency that Two Faces of January lacks.
Under these conditions, the nave is naturally confined, and lacks a certain grandeur both as to width and height.The Cathedrals of Northern France|Francis Miltoun
It lacks all that makes the skirts of Alps and Apennines sublime.New Italian sketches|John Addington Symonds
The expenses of the Shrad have been variously estimated at between ten and twelve lacks of Rupees.The Hindoos as they Are|Shib Chunder Bose
Oleomargarine has a distinctive meaty smell, like that of cooked meat, and lacks the characteristic odor of pure butter.
He is supported on crutches, but lacks so much support of muscle.Essays, First Series|Ralph Waldo Emerson