1. A defect or failing; moral or spiritual degeneracy.
  2. A deficiency or need (of something desirable or necessary); an absence, want.


  1. To be without, to need, to require.
    My life lacks excitement.
  2. To be short (of or for something).
    He'll never lack for company while he's got all that money.
  3. To be in want.

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