Words Like LACK

We have put together a list of words that are similar to LACK.

14 Alternative Words Similar to lack

1 Want Noun      Synonym Words Like Want
2 Demand Noun      Synonym Words Like Demand
3 Need Noun      Synonym Words Like Need
4 Miss Verb      Synonym Words Like Miss
5 Have Verb      Antonym Words Like Have
6 Blame Noun      Synonym Words Like Blame
7 Fault Noun      Synonym Words Like Fault
8 Crime Noun      Synonym Words Like Crime
9 Destitution Noun      Synonym Words Like Destitution
10 Failure Noun      Synonym Words Like Failure
11 Lacked Verb-transitive      Form Words Like Lacked
12 Lacking Verb-transitive      Form Words Like Lacking
13 Tightness Noun      Hyponym Words Like Tightness
14 Exclude Verb      Hyponym Words Like Exclude

4 examples of lack

1 a lack of sufficient food
2 water is the critical deficiency in desert regions
3 for want of a nail the shoe was lost
4 There is something missing in my jewelry box!

10 definitions of lack

1 Blame; cause of blame; fault; crime; offense.
2 Deficiency; want; need; destitution; failure.
3 To blame; to find fault with.
4 To be without or destitute of; to want; to need.
5 To be wanting; often, impersonally, with of, meaning, to be less than, short, not quite, etc.
6 To be in want.
7 Exclamation of regret or surprise.
8 the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable
9 be without
10 Deficiency or absence: Lack of funding brought the project to a halt.
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